Santander to Santiago de Compostela by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:05
  • Last train
    20:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 28m

Travelling from Santander to Santiago de Compostela by train

Fast trains from Santander to Santiago de Compostela take around 9 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 389 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Santander and Santiago de Compostela.

Are there direct trains from Santander to Santiago de Compostela?

Journeys between Santander and Santiago de Compostela usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 4 departures on the route from Santander to Santiago de Compostela every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Santander to Santiago de Compostela?

The Santander to Santiago de Compostela train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Santander to Santiago de Compostela train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Santiago de Compostela 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 20:20.

When to book Santander to Santiago de Compostela 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 Santiago de Compostela by train.

Which train companies operate between Santander and Santiago de Compostela?

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

  • Alvia
  • Avant
  • 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.

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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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