Duration 9h 39m
Distance 708.1 km
Average price 109€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Barcelona and Cantabria takes 9h 39m and the fastest train takes 7h 15m. The train service runs several times per day from Barcelona to Cantabria. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 7h 53m

  1. Barcelona-Sants
  2. Madrid-Chamartin
  3. Santander
7h 53m
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92€ - 155€

Barcelona to Cantabria train times

Trains run three times a day between Barcelona and Santander. The service departs Barcelona at 21:25 at night, which arrives into Santander at 11:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Barcelona to Cantabria? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Cantabria. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Santander via Atocha and Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cantabria is 551 km. The road distance is 708.1 km.

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Barcelona to Cantabria train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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Barcelona to Cantabria train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Santander station.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Cantabria. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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