There are seven flights a week from Madrid to A Coruña. Serviced only by Iberia, Aeropuerto de Alvedro (tel. 90-240-47-04; www.aena.es) lies 10km (6 miles) from the heart of the city.
Trains arrive at Estación San Cristóbal, Plaza San Cristóbal (tel. 90-224-02-02; www.renfe.es). Depending on the train, the one-way ride from Madrid lasts 8 1/2 to 11 hours and costs 50€. Monbus (tel. 90-229-29-00) runs buses between A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela every hour. Trip time one-way is between 50 minutes and 1 1/2 hours, and costs 11€.
By car, A Coruña is reached from Madrid by the N-VI. You can also follow the coastal highway, N-634, which runs all the way across the northern rim of Spain from San Sebastián to the east.
The tourist office at Dársena de la Marina s/n (tel. 98-122-18-22; www.turgalicia.es) is open Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm and 4 to 7pm, Saturday 11am to 2pm, and Sunday 11am to 2pm.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.