The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Madrid to Santander will cost around $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.
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4 h 5 m
4 h 5 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Madrid for Santander every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 339 km distance in an average of 4 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 7 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||210 miles (339 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 4 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€43)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
Trains from Madrid to Santander cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 4 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santander.
You can travel by train between Madrid and Santander with Renfe for as low as $39 (€31). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Renfe trains from Madrid to Santander are available on Omio for as little as $39 (€31). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train from Madrid to Santander, you can expect to travel 210 miles (339 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Madrid to Santander journey and find the best option for you.
Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio.
Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
When purchasing your Renfe train tickets from Madrid to Santander, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
There are a few train stations in Madrid to start your trip from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. In Santander you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Santander and Santander Valdecilla.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santander.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Santander, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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