|Distance||210 miles (339 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€41)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
Trains from Santander to Madrid cover the 210 miles (339 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 7 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $39 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Buy your official Renfe train tickets from Santander to Madrid from $39 (€31) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Santander to Madrid trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Santander and Madrid:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
There are a few train stations in Santander to start your journey from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. In Madrid you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Santander, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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