Santander to Madrid train

Cheap train tickets from Santander to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Cheapest

49

Average

58

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Santander to Madrid is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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02:00PMSantander4h00 06:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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491One-way
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07:00PMSantander4h07 11:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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491One-way
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07:05AMSantander4h08 11:13AMMadrid Chamartín
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761One-way

Train schedule from Santander to Madrid

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07:05AMSantander4h08 11:13AMMadrid Chamartín
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02:00PMSantander4h00 06:00PMMadrid Chamartín
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07:00PMSantander4h07 11:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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Fastest train times from Santander to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Dec 05

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 5 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

339 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Santander for Madrid every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
02:00PMSantander4h00 06:00PMMadrid Chamartín
0 transfers
491One-way
2nd Fastest
07:00PMSantander4h07 11:07PMMadrid Chamartín
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491One-way
07:05AMSantander4h08 11:13AMMadrid Chamartín
0 transfers
761One-way

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Overview: Train from Santander to Madrid

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersRenfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity or Renfe

Trains from Santander to Madrid cover the 210 miles (339 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $54 (€48), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train companies: Renfe from Santander to Madrid trains

Buy your official Renfe train tickets from Santander to Madrid from $43 (€38) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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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.

    Train tickets from Santander to Madrid: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 38 €
    2 weeks earlier 32 €19%
    3 weeks earlier 31 €23%
    1 month before 29 €31%
    2 months earlier 31 €23%
    3 months earlier 24 €58.%


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    • Buying your train ticket from Santander - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 23% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Santander - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 58%.
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    Travel Tips: Trains from Santander to Madrid

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Madrid easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santander to Madrid.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Santander to Madrid for as low as $43 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Santander to Madrid train to cost on average $54 (€48)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 210 miles (339 km)  from Santander to Madrid by train.
    The train time from Santander to Madrid is on average 4 h  for the 210 miles (339 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Santander to Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train between Santander and Madrid, you can choose to depart from train stations like Santander and Santander Valdecilla. Your journey can end in train stations such as Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Santander   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Santander, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Santander.

    The most popular arrival train station, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Madrid.

    When taking a train from Santander to Madrid, you can count on Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity or Renfe for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Santander to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from Santander to Madrid on Omio with Renfe Alvia, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Santander for Madrid is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Santander to Madrid at 5: 00 PM. The last train from Santander to Madrid that you can take departs at 5: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Santander to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Santander to Madrid is on average $54 (€48) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Santander to Madrid available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Santander and Madrid

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    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 Madrid.
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