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from Madrid to Santander

You can get from Madrid to Santander by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Santander on Sep 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h10 08:50AMSantander Airport
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$3701One-way
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07:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h10 08:50AMSantander Airport
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$3701One-way
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09:45AMMadrid Barajas Airport7h50 05:35PMSantander Airport
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$4111One-way

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Wed
Sep 29
$45Renfe
$37Alsa
$124Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 30
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$37Alsa
$370Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 1
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$319Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 2
$58Renfe
$56Alsa Supra
$124Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 3
$58Renfe
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$75Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 4
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$37Alsa
$119Vueling
Tue
Oct 5
$45Renfe
$37Alsa
$101Vueling
Wed
Oct 6
$32Renfe
$37Alsa
$75Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 7
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$98Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 8
$58Renfe
$37Alsa
$283Vueling
Sat
Oct 9
$58Renfe
$56Alsa Supra
$124Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 10
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$75Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 11
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$37Alsa
$75Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 12
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$98Air Nostrum
Wed
Oct 13
$26Renfe
$37Alsa
$75Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 14
$45Renfe
$37Alsa
$75Air Nostrum
Fri
Oct 15
$52Renfe
$37Alsa
$157Air Nostrum
Sat
Oct 16
$58Renfe
$56Alsa Supra
$67Air Nostrum
Sun
Oct 17
$58Renfe
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$67Air Nostrum
Mon
Oct 18
$32Renfe
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$67Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 19
$26Renfe
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Travel Information from Madrid to Santander

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $83
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $40 (€32) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $83 (€67) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Nostrum, Alsa or Renfe

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 210 miles (339 km) to Santander from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Nostrum, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Madrid to Santander.

How to get from Madrid to Santander

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Madrid to Santander, 68,75% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Madrid to Santander and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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