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Santiago de Compostela Airport Guide

santiago de compostela airport guide

In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Santiago de Compostela Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Calm airport. security staff does not bother you. is true they hasn't a lot of presence, but the airport is safe. - pablas

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Santiago de Compostela Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, newly-built single-terminal airport with clean facilities and a variety of shops and restaurants. Restaurants close at night, so have food and beverage handy for late night snacking!
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Power outlets are readily available throughout the terminal.

Where to Sleep

  • Definitely a sleeper-friendly airport! Past travellers have experienced a peaceful, quiet nighttime environment and accommodating airport security. Upstairs from check-in, you will find a dim and quiet area with armrest-free seating.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Santiago de Compostela Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Santiago de Compostela Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Santiago Airport. Connect to the "kubiwireless" network. (SSID: Airport_Free_Wifi_AENA).

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Santiago de Compostela Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Garcas - (3 minutes from the airport) This is the closest hotel to the airport. The public bus stops at the hotel every 30 minutes on its way to/from the airport.
  • Ruta Jacobea - (5 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle service until 11:00PM. Call hotel for airport pick-up.
  • Pazo Xan Xordo - (5 minutes from the airport) No hotel shuttle, but there is a bus stop at the end of the lane for a public bus that goes to/from the airport.
  • Hotel Amenal - (6 minutes from the airport) Located at the end of the Camino. No airport shuttle

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Santiago de Compostela Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes (4). Location: Groundfloor, Arrivals Hall (2) and Groundfloor, Departures Hall (2).
  • Baggage Trolleys - Yes.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Children's Play Area - There are two playgrounds for children on the ground floor, landside, and on the first floor, airside.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of shops.
  • Food & Drinks - There are only three food concessions available at the airport, none are open 24 hours: Caffriccio (Landside, Floor 1) • Il Caffe di Roma (Landside, Floor 0) • La Pausa (Airside, Floor 1).
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, P1. Hours: unknown
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Lockers are located on the Level -4 of the general car park. Rates: €5.07 per half and full day.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Yes, on the first floor of the check in hall. Cost: unknown.
  • Medical Services - There is a First Aid Station located on the 1st Floor, Departures Level.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Police Station - Yes, located on the first floor of the departures hall.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Santiago Airport is served by several intercity bus routes offering scheduled service to Santiago, Lugo, Sobrado, A Coruña and Burela, with stops along the way.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies can be found onsite: Atesa • Avis • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz. Location: Floor 0.


A flat rate of €21 applies to trips between the airport and Santiago. Metered rates apply for all other destinations.

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Last Updated: 10 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .