August 23, 2021 to September 3, 2021
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Europe/Madrid timezone

Travel and special regulations

Please notice that the information on this page may not be updated, as the situation may have changed since the last editing. This page has only the aim of providing an overview of the things to consider before planning your travel.

Please refer to your local authorities for more information on travel regulations between your country of origin and Spain

Before travelling

Overview of the health situation in European countries, based on data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) https://reopen.europa.eu/en/

If you travel from an EU country, in the above website you may also obtain specific information on travel regulations by selecting your country of origin and destination.

Information on travel restrictions and requirements to enter Spain https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov/spth.htm

Information for travellers from the local Galician government (only in Spanish and Galician) https://www.sergas.es/Saude-publica/benvida-viaxeirxs

English form to communicate the local authorities that you enter Galicia https://coronavirus.sergas.gal/viaxeiros/?ling=en

 

During your stay

For general information on the COVID-19 situation in Galicia (only in Spanish and Galician) https://coronavirus.sergas.gal/

881 00 20 21 Phone number of the local Galician authorities to call in case you have symptoms compatible with Sars-Cov-2

Rules concerning the use of masks in Galicia https://www.sergas.es/Saude-publica/Documents/6634/use-mask-en.pdf

Recommendation for travellers from the Spanish authorities https://www.mscbs.gob.es/en/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov/documentos/Infografia_viaje_eng.pdf

 

Diagnostic tests in Santiago de Compostela

In case you need to take a COVID-19 diagnostic test, we list some options below. Other options may be available. Before booking your appointment, please make sure that the type of test and the time-frame for the results suit your needs.

https://www.laboratoriojacobodesoto.com/

https://clinicagaias.com/clinicas/clinica-gaias-santiago/

https://lifeclinic.es/promociones/pcr-con-toma-de-muestra-por-saliva/

https://www.synlab.com/lab/36996

https://www.hmrosaleda.com/hospital-santiago/hospital-santiago-de-compostela

 


Getting In

From the airport of Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to the city center, the options are a bus or taxi. One bus ride lasts around 40 minutes and costs 1 EUR (get off at "Plaza de Galicia"). For information on bus from/to the airport visit http://www.tussa.org/web/linas.php?id=5&lg=cas and http://www.tussa.org/mediateca/documentos/AEROPORTO_Tte.Urbano_L6_e.pdf. Tickets may be bought on the bus. One taxi ride from/to the airport lasts around 15 minutes and costs 21 EUR. Other nearby airports are in A Coruña and Vigo.

A train trip from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela lasts approximately 4.5 hours. See www.renfe.com

Santiago de Compostela is the final point of the famous pilgrimage walk.