Santander to San Sebastián by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:05
  • Last train
    19:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 49m

Travelling from Santander to San Sebastián by train

Fast trains from Santander to San Sebastián take around 6 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Santander and San Sebastián.

Are there direct trains from Santander to San Sebastián?

Journeys between Santander and San Sebastián usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Santander to San Sebastián 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 2 departures.

How long is the train journey from Santander to San Sebastián?

The Santander to San Sebastián train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Santander to San Sebastián train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to San Sebastián 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 09:10, and the last at 19:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Santander to San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián by train.

Which train companies operate between Santander and San Sebastián?

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

  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • Regional Express
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Find journey information for San Sebastián to Santander

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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