Vigo to Santander by train

  • First train
    06:40
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 15m
  • Distance
    422 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Vigo to Santander by train

Fast trains from Vigo to Santander take around 11 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 422 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vigo and Santander.

1. Are there direct trains from Vigo to Santander?

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

We usually find around 2 departures on the route from Vigo to Santander every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

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

The Vigo to Santander train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Santander is usually scheduled to depart Vigo around 06:40 and the last train is around 21:35. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Vigo to Santander 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 Vigo to Santander by train.

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Which train companies operate between Vigo and Santander?

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

  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • REG.EXP.
  • Regional Express
  • 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.