Bordeaux to Santander by train

  • First train
    06:30
  • Last train
    22:05
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    16hr 38m
  • Distance
    302 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    30hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bordeaux to Santander by train

Fast trains from Bordeaux to Santander take around 16 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 302 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bordeaux and Santander.

1. Are there direct trains from Bordeaux to Santander?

Journeys between Bordeaux and Santander usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Bordeaux to Santander every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bordeaux to Santander?

The Bordeaux to Santander train travel time is normally about 16 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bordeaux to Santander train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Santander is usually scheduled to depart Bordeaux around 06:30 and the last train is around 22:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bordeaux around 06:30, and the last at 21:02.

When to book Bordeaux to Santander train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bordeaux to Santander by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bordeaux and Santander?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bordeaux to Santander, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alvia
  • FS100
  • Intercites
  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Media Distancia
  • Regional Express
  • TGV
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.