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Car hire at Santiago de Compostela AVE train station

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Car hire types available at Santiago de Compostela Train Station

At Centauro Rent a Car we offer a wide selection of cars available to hire at Santiago de Compostela Train Station which is renewed yearly.

Our range of cars at Santiago de Compostela Train Station includes economical, family, convertibles, automatics, vans, minibuses…

How to locate the Centauro Rent a Car car hire office at Santiago de Compostela Train Station

If you have a mobile with connection to internet, the best option is to use Google maps to give you direct instructions from your location.

However, on this page you can download a map with instructions for collection and return of your Hire car.

Opening hours and contact

From Monday to Sunday from 07:30 to 22:00.+34966360360


Rúa do Horreo,160 – bajo,
Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, 15701

Latitude: 42.870634
Longitude: -8.546380

Maps & instructions for collection and return

Instructions for collection

Come out of the station using the main exit and continue over the walkway bridge, cross the road using the zebra crossing and turn left. Continue along the path for about 40mts until you will see the Centauro Rent a Car office.

Instructions for return

Vehicles must be returned to the Centauro car park:

GPS Coordinates

Parking Romero Donallo

Av. de Romero Donallo, 27

15706 Santiago de Compostela

Parking Centauro Santiago Train Station Romero Donallo

General information and further assistance from the Centauro Rent a Car car hire office at Santiago de Compostela Train Station

Road assistance for breakdowns or accidentsPhone number: (+34) 966 365 365

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Information about Centauro Rent a Car car hire company at Santiago de Compostela Train Station

At Centauro we renew our fleet of rental cars in Santiago de Compostela every year so you can hire a car at the station with complete peace of mind. What's more, we have everything you need for an incredible holiday in this fantastic city and its surroundings with your rental car: full excess-free coverage, GPS, booster seats, etc...

We're waiting for you at our car hire office at Santiago de Compostela AVE train station!

Must-visit places with your Centauro car in Santiago de Compostela

Choosing a car hire service in Santiago de Compostela can influence the quality of your stay in the city. Moreover, having a car will enable you to discover the surroundings at your own pace. So, if you're thinking of hiring a car in Santiago de Compostela, keep reading!

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela AVE Train Station

Santiago de Compostela’s train station, also known as the ‘Estación de Ferrocarril de Santiago’, is a vital entry point for those arriving in the city, both for conventional tourism and the Camino de Santiago route. This station, with its distinctive and monumental architecture ensures that you are itching to discover this incredible city from the moment you arrive. In addition, right opposite the station, you will find our Centauro office.

Advantages of hiring a car at Santiago de Compostela station

Santiago de Compostela is a historic city in the heart of Galicia, Spain, and is famous for its rich cultural heritage, impressive architecture and charming atmosphere. If you are thinking about visiting Santiago de Compostela and don’t want to miss a single corner of this beautiful city, everything is located a short distance from the station!

What to see in Santiago de Compostela

Here is a list of must-visits places that await you in Santiago de Compostela:

  • Santiago de Compostela Cathedral: located in the heart of the city, this majestic Gothic cathedral is a holy site and an architectural masterpiece. Don’t forget to embrace the statue of St James the Apostle for a dose of good luck!
  • Plaza del Obradoiro: just opposite the cathedral, this historic square is the meeting place for pilgrims and visitors. Take in the beauty of the buildings that surround it, including the Reyes Católicos Hospital.
  • Clock Tower (Torre del Reloj): situated in Plaza del Obradoiro, the Clock Tower has silently borne witness to centuries of history and activity in Santiago de Compostela. This iconic tower, also known as “Torre do Carraxeiro”, forms part of the cathedral complex and stands majestically like a guardian of time.

Clock Tower in Santiago de Compostela

Additionally, we advise you to make sure you visit the ‘ Mercado de Abastos’ food market, Alameda Park, Finisterre Seafront Promenade, the town of Muros, and Fragas do Eugme Natural Park, in addition to enjoying the delicious gastronomy Santiago de Compostela has to offer.

Road trip in the surroundings of Santiago de Compostela

If you have the chance to hire a car in Santiago de Compostela with Centauro, get ready to explore much more than the city itself. Here we suggest a tour of northern Spain. We also give you some ideas of places you can visit in the surroundings of Santiago de Compostela:

  • A Coruña: let yourself be enveloped by the roar of the ocean while you discover the majestic Tower of Hercules.
  • Finisterre: The energy of the pilgrims of the Camino de Santiago merges with the spectacular sea views.
  • Ribeira Sacra: Delve into a breathtaking corner of nature.
  • Pazo de Oca country house: A true fairytale!
  • Pontevedra: Immerse yourself in peace and quiet among the cobbled streets of this historic gem.

Panoramic view of Pontevedra

  • Muros: Enjoy this fishing village and its relaxation.
  • Ézaro Waterfalls: Feel the energy of this unique phenomenon.
  • Betanzos: Let the cobblestone streets guide you to the past.
  • Portugal: There is a huge amount to see in Portugal so, yes: you can hire your car in Santiago de Compostela with Centauro and visit Portugal.

General rules for driving in Santiago de Compostela

If you are planning on travelling around Santiago de Compostela with your hire car, we give you some guidelines to keep you in the right lane, and so everything runs smoothly:

  • Speed limits vary depending on the road and the traffic conditions, ranging from a speed of 50 km/h up to 120 km/h.
  • We drive on the right-hand side of the road.
  • You must indicate when overtaking.
  • Using a mobile telephone while driving is prohibited.
  • You should keep an appropriate safety distance
  • Lights must be used at all times

If you would like more practical tips for driving in Spain you can visit our blog.

Low emissions zones in Santiago de Compostela

From 2023, all cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants are expected to have low emissions zones (LEZs). The creation of this type of space is provided for in European Union legislation as a way of improving air quality. Centauro updates its fleet of vehicles each year to guarantee that, no matter which car you choose, you never have any issues driving anywhere. Take a look at the vehicles in our fleet to see the wide variety of electric and hybrid vehicles we have available.

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