Santander to Barcelona train

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Renfe Viajeros
07:14Santander3h08 10:22Barcelona-sants
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Train schedule Santander to Barcelona

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Renfe Viajeros
07:14Santander3h08 10:22Barcelona-sants
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Fastest train times from Santander to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for 13 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 8 m

Average

3 h 8 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

541 km

It's difficult to get from Santander to Barcelona without changing at least once.

Renfe Viajeros
07:14Santander3h08 10:22Barcelona-sants
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Overview: Train from Santander to Barcelona

distanceDistance335 miles
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Trains from Santander to Barcelona cover the 335 miles long route taking on average 12 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Train companies: AVE trains Santander to Barcelona

You can travel by train from Santander to Barcelona with AVE. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

AVE

Looking for a comfortable way to travel from Santander to Barcelona? Reserve your Renfe AVE train to Barcelona from Santander with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train operator that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Santander to Barcelona trip. Omio shows you current AVE timetables and tickets to cover the 335 miles (540 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this journey. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, WC, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travellers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

AVE from Santander to Barcelona train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 15 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Santander to Barcelona

Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santander to Barcelona.
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You should expect to travel around 335 miles  to Barcelona from Santander by train.
On average the Santander to Barcelona train time is 12 h 16 min  covering the 335 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Santander to start your journey from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. In Barcelona you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Santander   and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Santander, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Barcelona Sants, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.

The average number of trains departing Santander for Barcelona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Santander to Barcelona train departs at 07: 14   and the last train from Santander to Barcelona leaves at 19: 00. Check out the most up-to-date Santander to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Santander is the most popular Santander 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 Santander for your journey to Barcelona.
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