VIII International Colloquium on Differential Geometry
Santiago de Compostela, 7-11 July 2008
Arrival information

Arrival by Plane

Santiago airport (SCQ) is located 10 kilometres from the centre of Santiago de Compostela. It has flights to/from several continents through following airlines:

Upon arriving at Santiago airport you can take a taxi or the bus of Freire company between airport and the city centre. You can also rent a car from Atesa, Avis, Europcar or Hertz.

Other airports near Santiago: A Coruña (LCG, 60 km), Vigo (VGO, 90 km) and Porto (OPO, 220 km).

Arrival by Train

Santiago is linked to the international railway network through RENFE, the spanish major railway operator. There are services daily to all the larger Spanish cities and connections to several European cities.

Railway station is located at the centre of city.

Arrival by Bus

There are bus services between Santiago and the main European cities. Long distance intercity services are provided by following companies:

The bus station is situated at the east of city. The city centre can be reached by public transport in ten minutes.

Arrival by Car

Roads to Santiago (please see map):

  • Atlantic Motorway AP-9: links Santiago de Compostela with A Coruña, Ferrol, Pontevedra, Vigo and Portugal.
  • Northwest Dual Carriageway A-6: links Galicia with the rest of Spain via Lugo province (links up with Santiago via the AP-9 near A Coruña or by means of the N-540 and C-547 roads in Lugo).
  • Rías Baixas Dual Carriageway A-52: links Galicia with the rest of Spain via Ourense province (links up with Santiago via the AP-9 in Vigo or by means of the N-525 road in Ourense).
  • AP-53 Motorway: currently links Santiago with Lalín, connecting with the N-525 road to Ourense and Madrid.
  • E-70/N-634 Road: links Galicia with France via the Cantabrian coast (links up with Santiago via the Northwest Dual Carriageway A-6).

Arrival on Foot

Of course, you also can come to Santiago walking on some of the medieval pilgrimage trails known as Way of St. James.

Enrique Vidal Abascal