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Santiago de Compostela Airport is an international airport of Spain. It is located 12 km to the east of the city centre. More than 2.9 million passengers travelled through Santiago de Compostela Airport in 2019.


Lavacolla, S/N, 15820 Santiago de Compostela, C, Spain

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

MCT in Santiago de Compostela Airport

A major factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It's recommended to always check this before booking flights. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a passenger makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Santiago de Compostela Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 40 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 40 min.
  • Between international flights: 40 min.

Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sections or totally separate buildings which allow passengers to move between transport on the ground and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from an aircraft. It is important to check from which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through as passengers may need some extra time to get to the correct one, especially in bigger airports. In Santiago de Compostela Airport, there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Aer Lingus, easyJet, Iberia, Ryanair and others

Transport from Santiago Airport, Spain

When it is the very first time travelling to a destination, it can be difficult to know the most convenient way to get to the centre of the city. Public transportation is not always available straight from the terminals and taxis at the airport can be costly. Our suggestion is to check all transport options ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the ideal option for your trip.

For the most up-to-date information and connections of public transport go here.

Santiago de Compostela Airport bus

  • Airport - Santiago
    Direction: Plaza de Galicia in Santiago
  • Airport - Lugo
    Direction: Lugo
  • Airport - A Coruña
    Direction: Hotel Atlántico in A Coruña
  • Airport - Burela
    Direction: Burela

Santiago de Compostela Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 21 EUR

Where to have a rest in Santiago Airport

Sometimes you can face a lengthy wait between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a flight delay until the next day. When this happens, it is important for passengers to note where they can unwind and spend their time before take-off.

Lounges in Santiago de Compostela Airport

Airport lounges are facilities that provide passengers with a range of benefits and services, such as relaxation spaces, food and drinks, WIFI, showers, etc., so passengers can wait in a pleasant and comfortable environment.

  • Santiago VIP Lounge
    Location: Level 1, Boarding area, near Gates A4-A5
    Opening hours: April - October: 06:00 AM - 11:00 PM; November - March: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Price: 34.90 EUR

Hotels near Santiago de Compostela Airport

When your next flight takes off the following morning and the lounge isn’t suitable for sleeping, the next choice may be a hotel near the airport. Various airports have hotels in the building, while in others you might need to leave the airport area to reach one nearby. We have chosen the best possibilities for you in case you decide to stay in a hotel between flights.

  • Parador de Santiago de Compostela Hotel
    Price: from 129 EUR per night
    Address: Praza do Obradoiro, 1, 15705 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
    Contact: +34 981 582 200
    Website: click
  • Lux Santiago Hotel
    Price: from 30 EUR per night
    Address: Rúa do Doutor Teixeiro, 4, 15701 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
    Contact: +34 981 554 986
    Website: click
  • Hotel Garcas Hotel
    Price: from 45 EUR per night
    Address: Noval, 2, 15820 A Lavacolla, C, Spain
    Contact: +34 981 888 225
    Website: click

Santiago de Compostela Airport cafés

Feeling hungry or thirsty when travelling is the last thing you want. Whether you need a simple breakfast before an early flight, a leisurely lunch during a lengthy layover, or to merely buy something to eat while on board, there are various options available for you.

You can see the full overview of places to dine in Santiago de Compostela Airport here.

  • Eating Point
    Description: Galician products, coffee, pasta, pizza, and hamburgers
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
  • Il Caffe di Roma
    Description: Italian coffee shop
    Location: Arrivals, Level 0, public area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
  • La Pausa
    Description: regional cuisine, grilled meat and fish, hot and cold starters
    Location: Departures, Level 1, public area
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily

Santiago de Compostela Airport shopping

If you leave your souvenir shopping to the very last minute, or you just have time to spend before flying, it's a good idea to visit the airport shops. To find the best shops for your needs, take a look at the guide below.

Click here for a comprehensive overview of shops.

  • Santiago
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
  • Malabarium
    Description: decoration, accessories, gifts
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
  • Relay
    Description: magazines, newspapers, journals, snacks, and refreshments
    Location: Departures, Level 1, public area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 09:45 PM, daily
  • Sunglass Hut
    Description: sunglasses shop
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
  • Gourmed
    Description: gourmet products
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily

Santiago de Compostela Airport car hire

Sometimes driving is the most suitable option to see a destination, or perhaps you need a car for your trip. To help you to pick the right car rental company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 911 505 000
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 981 599 877
  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 981 598 893
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 902 105 160
  • Sixt
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:30 PM, daily
    Contact: +34 871 180 192

Other services in Santiago de Compostela Airport

Below are some other useful services in the airport that you may want to visit while in the airport.

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