The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Santander for Madrid every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||4 h|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€52)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity or Renfe|
Trains from Santander to Madrid cover the 210 miles long journey taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity or Renfe. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Travel to Madrid from Santander from £43 with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Renfe is Spain’s national train operator offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travellers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.
When departing from Santander, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Santander and Santander Valdecilla. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your route in train stations like Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro.
Omio customers book a train from Santander to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Santander, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Santander. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city centre.
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