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Duration 4h 50m
Distance 455.7 km
Average price 30€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Madrid and Santander takes 4h 50m. There is at least one train per day from Madrid to Santander. 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

  1. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Santander
4h 50m
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29€ - 40€

Madrid to Santander train times

Trains run once daily between Madrid and Santander. The service departs Madrid at 13:25 in the afternoon, which arrives into Santander at 18:15. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Santander? 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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Santander. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Madrid and Santander is 339 km. The road distance is 455.7 km.

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Madrid to Santander train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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

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What companies run services between Madrid and Santander?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Santander once daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 40€ and the journey takes 4h 50m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Santander
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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