Getting around Santiago de Compostela by public transport. Guide and info

Move to Santiago de Compostela

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The historical center of the city is exclusively pedestrian zone and develops along the Cathedral. Around the latter, the medieval city extends, which can be visited entirely on foot. The rest of the city, and other places of particular interest can be visited by bus.


tussa operates an excellent bus network that allows you to move around Santiago de Compostela in complete tranquility. Compostela's urban transport is managed by the company Tralusa, to which the tussa. There are over 15 urban lines that connect numerous points of the city: from the city center to the suburbs. The 1 line, active every day (including Sundays and holidays) is the central one and most used; connects the two terminus of Cemiterio de Boisaca e Clinical Hospital.

Tickets can be purchased directly from the driver, on board the vehicle. Please note that entry is allowed only from the front doors of the vehicle. Buses are generally modern, comfortable and equipped for people with reduced mobility. The ticket for a single adult travel costs 1,00 €. There are no other types such as daily or weekly tickets; instead, there is a monthly subscription from 26,00 €.

For all the updated timetables and info on the individual lines, you can consult the official list from this link.
From here, however, you can access the official website of Tralusa. Unfortunately, both official sites are available exclusively in Spanish and Galician!

Move to Santiago de Compostela


The city has several parking areas, not far from the center. For those who want to move to Santiago de Compostela by car, the advice is to leave your car at Estación de Santiago A-Rosa, or, Praza Roxa de Santiago, where you will find ample availability; open 24 hours on 24, they are not far from the Cathedral. Alternatively, you could look for a free place on the strips. Keep in mind that from Saturday night, until Monday morning, you do not pay; however, it is not very easy to find someone free!


Whoever arrives in Santiago through the Way will have no difficulty in moving on foot or by bike to Santiago. The latter is really recommended to visit the most hidden corners of this wonderful city.

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