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Nice to Santander by train

It takes an average of 29h 29m to travel from Nice to Santander by train, over a distance of around 555 miles (892 km). There are normally 3 trains per day travelling from Nice to Santander and tickets for this journey start from $204.47 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 27h 51m
PriceFrom $204.47
Distance555 miles (892 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
Departure stationNice
Arrival stationSantander
Changes5 changes

Nice to Santander train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nice to Santander for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:53 00:44 27h 51m, 5 changes
03:23 10:12 30h 49m, 5 changes
04:23 10:12 29h 49m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Nice to Santander

The price of train tickets from Nice to Santander starts at $204.47 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Nice to Santander by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Nice to Santander

Want to know more about your journey from Nice to Santander? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Nice to Santander take?

The average journey time by train between Nice and Santander is 29 hours and 29 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Nice and Santander by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Santander is 27 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Nice to Santander cost?

Train tickets from Nice to Santander can start from as little as $204.47 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Nice to Santander?

No, there are no direct train services from Nice to Santander. Travelling from Nice to Santander by train will require a minimum of 5 changes.

What time does the first train from Nice to Santander leave?

The first train from Nice to Santander leaves at 08:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Nice to Santander leave?

The last train from Nice to Santander leaves at 04:23. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Nice and Santander by train?

Trains travelling from Nice to Santander cover a distance of around 555 miles (892 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santander to Nice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nice to Santander for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/05/2021 for travel on 08/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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