The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Madrid to Santander is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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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.
Travel from Madrid to Santander on Renfe trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium 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. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe 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.
Train information from Madrid to Santander with Renfe:
Some of the Madrid train stations to Santander you can start your journey from include Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Santander include Santander and Santander Valdecilla.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving in Santander.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Santander and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Santander.
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