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Train Information between Santander and Barcelona

distanceDistance335 miles (540 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Santander to Barcelona cover the 335 miles (540 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Trains from Santander to Barcelona

To schedule a trip by train Santander Barcelona, passengers have at their disposal 4 daily frequencies, with an average duration of 10 hours and 13 minutes. In addition, the fastest itinerary is specified in 8 hours and 25 minutes, which is possible with a good planning of arrival and departure times, since 1 stopover is made in Madrid.

What trains go from Santander to Barcelona?

The Santander Barcelona train service is managed by Renfe, which uses modern, well-equipped vehicles for these itineraries. A good number of the trains that connect Santander with Madrid are Alvia, while those that go from Madrid to Barcelona are high-speed AVE.

How long is the train from Santander to Barcelona?

When calculating the duration of the Santander Barcelona train journey, it is necessary to add its 2 separate sections and add the time of the Madrid stopover. Thus, the minimum total time is 8 hours and 25 minutes, which requires a perfect coordination between the arrival at the Madrid station and the subsequent departure to Barcelona. The distance between the two capitals is about 690 kilometers.

How many trains are there from Santander to Barcelona?

It is possible to choose between 4 daily trains from Santander to Barcelona, whose departures are scheduled between 7 and 19 hours. On the other hand, during public holidays and weekends the journeys are generally longer, which is why, if possible, it is preferable to travel on a working day.

Where do the trains from Santander to Barcelona depart from and arrive at?

Santander Station: is 7 minutes walk from the town hall, in the Plaza de las Estaciones. It has parking, post office, ticket sales, restaurants, trolleys and rent a car. People with mobility problems find it a well-adapted station. To get here, bus lines L19, L23 and N3 have nearby stops.

Barcelona-Sants station: the main railway station of Barcelona is located in the centre, 6 kilometres from the port and about 4 kilometres from the Sagrada Familia. Includes cafeterias, restaurants, shops, ATMs, pharmacy, slogans, car rental, parking, VIP area and good accessibility. It is easy to get to the center with the metro lines 1, 4, 5 and 9 or the urban buses 46, 109, V29, H10, H8, D40 and H16.

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FAQs
How far is it from Santander to Barcelona by train?
The train distance from Santander to Barcelona is around 335 miles (540 km).
What is the departure train station in Santander and arrival train station in Barcelona?

When departing from Santander, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in train stations like Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers book a train from Santander   to Barcelona Sants   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Santander train station located? Where is the Barcelona train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Santander and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.