Santiago de Compostela airport (SCQ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Santiago de Compostela Airport, opened on September 27, 1937, is an important airstation in Spain that serves most of the Galicia region. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations in Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 935,000 passengers went through it in 2020.

Tel: +34 913 211 000. E-mail: [email protected] There is an information counter in the Departures Hall, on the first floor, and a tourist office in the Arrivals area, on the lower level (Tel +34 981 897 194).


The airport is located in the city of Lavacolla, 10 km (7 miles) to the northeast of Santiago de Compostela.

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What services does Santiago de Compostela airport (SCQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, post offices and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Sala VIP Santiago lounge is located in the boarding area and opens from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm in the summer and from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm in the winter; the maximum stay is 4 hours and it offers catering services, press, Wi-Fi, printers, telephones, fax, air conditioning, TV, luggage storage (access with DragonPass membership or by paying at the door - €33.90).

Food and Drinks

- Coffee shop on the lower level, restaurants on the first floor.


- There is a duty-free store in the Departures area of the first level, in addition to retailers selling souvenirs, regional food, clothing and accessories, newspapers and magazines.


- Left luggage service in the Departures Hall, from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in lobby, from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. Lost and found office in the Departures Hall, open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on work days (e-mail: [email protected]).

Other Services

- Gas station, children's play areas, travel agency, lottery, medical clinic.


Public and private transportation


- Empresa Freire (Tel +34 902 800 220) operates a service to Plaza de Galicia, in Santiago de Compostela, with stops at different locations in the city (Pazo de Congresos, Capilla San Lázaro, bus terminal, train station, Rúa da Rosa). The trip takes around 20 minutes and tickets have a cost of €3.00. Buses leave every 30 min. from 7:00 am to 1:00 am. There is also a route that links the enclosure with the city of Lugo, going through Arca, Ferreiros, Arzúa, Mélida, Palas de Rei and Guntín. The fare is €9.60 and journey time is 2 hours. Lastly, there is a service to Sobrado dos Monxes, with stops at Arca, Arzúa and Boimorto, that takes approximately 1 hour and leaves Mondays through Fridays at 6:10 pm.
Autopullmans Travidi (Tel +34 981 257 082) connects the airport with the Hotel NH Atlántico of La Coruña. It departs from Monday to Friday at 10:30 am and 10:15 pm, and only at 10:15 pm on weekends and holidays.
Arriva Noroeste (Tel +34 981 311 213) provides transportation to Burela (€19.40; 3 hours), via Curtis, Vilalba, Mondoñedo, Foz, Ribaedo and Viveiro. It departs Mondays through Fridays at 2:30 pm and at 7:10 pm.
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- Cabs from Radio Taxi (Tel +34 981 569 292) are available outside the terminal. Extra charges apply during the night (from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am) and on weekends. The journey to the city centre has a fixed fare of €21.00 and the trip takes around 15 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks on the ground floor of the terminal.

Avis/Budget (Tel +34 902 105 160 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +34 981 599 877 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +34 911 505 000 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +34 981 598 893 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +34 902 491 616 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Santiago de Compostela airport (SCQ)

Inside the grounds there are several areas for short- and long-term parking. Rates and reservations

Parking General - Multi-storey facility 3 minutes away from the terminal, which can be accessed through lifts or stairs. Ideal for stays of less than 4 days. You can reserve secure spaces on the lower levels.
Parking Express - Best for stays of up to 30 minutes, it allows direct access to the check-in, Arrivals and Departures areas.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, accessible toilets, telephones and counters, elevators, reserved parking spaces and induction loops for the hearing-impaired. Most air companies offer escort services for unaccompanied minors between 5 and 12 years old, from the check-in process until their destination.

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Latest updates: January 11, 2022