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Train Information to Santander from Edinburgh

distanceDistance861 miles (1389 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Edinburgh to Santander cover the 861 miles (1389 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Santander.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Santander, Spain allowed?

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Santander, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Santander from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Edinburgh?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Santander, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Edinburgh to Santander closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Santander, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Santander to Edinburgh is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Spain?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Santander?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/1/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Edinburgh from Santander here.

How far is Edinburgh to Santander by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Santander by train to be approximately 861 miles (1389 km).
When traveling by train from Edinburgh to Santander, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Santander do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Edinburgh and Santander, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your journey can end in train stations such as Santander and Santander Valdecilla.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Santander.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh to go to Santander? Where is the train station in Santander located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Santander and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (870 m) from the train station to the city center in Santander.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your trip to Santander.
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Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express