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How to travel from Torrelavega to Santander by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Torrelavega to Santander? Look no further.

You'll usually find 5 trains per day running between Torrelavega and Santander, which usually take 26 minutes to complete the 24 km journey. It can take as little as 24 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. You can travel on this route with Renfe, which is the main train operator in Spain and has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe. During your trip you may travel on one of their high-speed or regional services, all of which offer comfort and air-conditioning as standard.

You can save money on train tickets from Torrelavega to Santander if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $3.61. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Torrelavega to Santander by train

It takes an average of 26m to travel from Torrelavega to Santander by train, over a distance of around 15 miles (24 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Torrelavega to Santander and tickets for this journey start from $3.61 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 24m
PriceFrom $3.61
Distance15 miles (24 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train11:24
Last train22:46
Departure stationTorrelavega
Arrival stationSantander
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRenfe

Torrelavega to Santander train times

Check out the next trains departing from Torrelavega to Santander for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:24 10:50 26m, direct
12:15 12:44 29m, direct
16:51 17:15 24m, direct
20:57 21:26 29m, direct
21:46 22:12 26m, direct

Renfe, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Torrelavega to Santander

You can travel from Torrelavega to Santander on Renfe, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (200 km/h) on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that run on medium-distance routes not covered by Avant high-speed trains. Most Media Distancia trains have one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

Cheap train tickets from Torrelavega to Santander

The price of train tickets from Torrelavega to Santander starts at $3.61 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 Torrelavega 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 Torrelavega to Santander

Want to know more about your journey from Torrelavega 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 Torrelavega to Santander take?

The average journey time by train between Torrelavega and Santander is 26 minutes, with around 5 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 Torrelavega and Santander by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Torrelavega to Santander is 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Torrelavega to Santander cost?

Train tickets from Torrelavega to Santander can start from as little as $3.61 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 Torrelavega to Santander?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Torrelavega to Santander without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Torrelavega to Santander each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Torrelavega to Santander leaves at 11:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Torrelavega to Santander leaves at 22:46. 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 Torrelavega and Santander by train?

Trains travelling from Torrelavega to Santander cover a distance of around 15 miles (24 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santander to Torrelavega.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Torrelavega to Santander for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 11/22/2022 for travel on 11/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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