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Overview: Train from Santander to Bilbao

distanceDistance46 miles (74 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Santander to Bilbao cover the 46 miles (74 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Travel Tips: Trains from Santander to Bilbao

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FAQs

How far is Bilbao from Santander by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Santander to Bilbao by train to be approximately 46 miles (74 km).

How long is a train to Bilbao from Santander on average?

The Santander to Bilbao train duration is on average 2 h 59 min, which is to be expected when traveling 46 miles (74 km) to Bilbao from Santander. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train station from Santander to Bilbao do I depart from? Which Bilbao train station from Santander do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Santander to start your journey from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. In Bilbao you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santander   and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the train station in Santander? Where is the train station in Bilbao?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Santander and travel around 0.6 miles (870 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bilbao-Abando and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (339 m) from the train station to the city center in Bilbao.

What time is the earliest train from Santander to Bilbao? What time is the last train from Santander to Bilbao?

The earliest train departing from Santander to Bilbao leaves at 1: 00 PM. The last train departing from Santander to Bilbao leaves at 6: 00 PM. You can find the latest Santander to Bilbao train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Santander
Bilbao
Santander is the most popular Santander 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 Santander for your trip to Bilbao.