Passenger guide - Santiago de Compostela airport (SCQ) 

Data, facilities and services, transportation, car rental, parking, staying overnight, disabled passengers, reviews and flight status.

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.
Airlines: Aer Lingus, Air Europa, Air Nostrum, EasyJet, Evelop Airlines, Gestair, Iberia, Iberia Express, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Swiss International Air Lines, Vueling.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 2.5 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +34 902 404 704 / 913 211 000. 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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There are car rental desks on the ground floor of the terminal.

Avis/Budget (Tel +34 902 105 160 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +34 981 599 877 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +34 981 512 810 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +34 981 598 893 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +34 981 888 414 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)

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The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- Coffee shop on the lower level, restaurants on the first floor.
Shopping- 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.
Baggage- Lockers on level -4 of the main parking lot. Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in lobby. Lost and found office in the Departures Hall, open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on work days (Tel +34 981 547 570).
Other Services- Gas station, children's play areas, travel agency, lottery.


Bus - 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 €9.45 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, with a fare of €7.55. It departs from Monday to Friday at 10:00 am and 7:30 pm, and only at 7:30 pm on weekends and holidays.
Arriva Noroeste (Tel +34 981 311 213) provides transportation to Burela (€19.15; 3 hours), via Curtis, Vilalba, Mondoñedo, Foz, Ribaedo and Viveiro. It departs Mondays through Fridays at 2:30 pm and at 7:00 pm.
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Taxi - Cabs from Euro Taxi (Tel +34 981 535 154) and 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.


Some of the hotels in the vicinity have transfer services for their guests or are situated near bus stops for the routes that serve the enclosure. Hotel Garcas (Tel +34 981 888 225), Hotel Ruta Jacobea (Tel +34 981 888 211), Pazo Xan Xordo (Tel +34 981 888 259), Hotel Amenal (Tel +34 981 510 431), Hostal San Paio (Tel +34 981 888 205), Casa de Amancio (Tel +34 981 897 086), Pensión Codesal (Tel +34 981 511 061), Pensión 9 de Abril (Tel +34 606 764 762), Pensión Maruja (Tel +34 630 404 138), Pensión Maribel (Tel +34 981 511 404).


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 levels S3 and S4.
Parking Bajo Coste - It is the cheapest area, for long stays, situated 800 meters away from the main building.
Parking Exprés - Best for stays of up to 30 minutes, it allows direct access to the check-in, Arrivals and Departures areas.


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.

Latest updates: December, 26, 2017
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