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Santander to Barcelona by train
Fastest journey8hr 11m
Trains per day5
Avg. journey time11hr 18m
Travelling from Santander to Barcelona by train
Fast trains from Santander to Barcelona take around 8 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 541 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Santander and Barcelona.
1. Are there direct trains from Santander to Barcelona?
Journeys between Santander and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Santander to Barcelona 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 5 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Santander to Barcelona?
The Santander to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Santander to Barcelona train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Santander around 07:05 and the last train is around 19:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Santander around 07:00, and the last at 20:20.
What's the Santander to Barcelona train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Santander to Barcelona are $68.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $91 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $72. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Santander to Barcelona train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 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 Santander to Barcelona by train.
Which train companies operate between Santander and Barcelona?
More than one train company operates on the route from Santander to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Media Distancia
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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