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Train Information to Santander from Edinburgh

distanceDistance861 miles (1389 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Edinburgh to Santander cover the 861 miles (1389 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Santander.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Santander, Spain if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Santander, Spain by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Santander, Spain?

When travelling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Edinburgh and Santander before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Santander, Spain?

The restriction level for your return train to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Santander is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Edinburgh from Santander restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Santander?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Edinburgh from Santander closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance to Santander from Edinburgh via train?
You should expect to travel around 861 miles (1389 km)  from Edinburgh to Santander by train.
When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Santander, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Santander do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Edinburgh and Santander, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your route can end in train stations such as Santander and Santander Valdecilla.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Santander.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh to go to Santander? Where is the train station in Santander located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Santander and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Santander.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Santander
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Santander.
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Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN