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Journey timeFrom 7h 01m
Price€35.35 - €126.80
Distance149km (93 miles)
Departure stationSan Sebastián
Arrival stationSantander
Changes1 change
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San Sebastián to Santander train times

Check out the next trains departing from San Sebastián to Santander for Sunday 23rd Feb 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
11:14 San Sebastián-Donostia18:15 Santander EstaciónMedia Distancia 18012 Renfe Get tickets7h 01m, 1 change
14:04 San Sebastián-Donostia22:26 Santander EstaciónMedia Distancia 18014 Renfe Get tickets8h 22m, 1 change
15:09 San Sebastián-Donostia22:26 Santander EstaciónIntercity 4176 Renfe Get tickets7h 17m, 2 changes
15:09 San Sebastián-Donostia23:12 Santander EstaciónIntercity 4176 Renfe Get tickets8h 03m, 1 change
19:10 San Sebastián-Donostia11:50 Santander EstaciónTrenhotel 313 Renfe Get tickets16h 40m, 1 change
05:10 San Sebastián-Donostia13:44 Santander EstaciónAlvia/Avant 4056 Renfe Get tickets8h 34m, 1 change
11:14 San Sebastián-Donostia18:15 Santander EstaciónMedia Distancia 18012 Renfe Get tickets7h 01m, 1 change
14:04 San Sebastián-Donostia22:22 Santander EstaciónMedia Distancia 18014 Renfe Get tickets8h 18m, 1 change
19:10 San Sebastián-Donostia11:50 Santander EstaciónTrenhotel 313 Renfe Get tickets16h 40m, 1 change
19:57 San Sebastián-Donostia13:44 Santander EstaciónRegional Exprés 16004 Renfe Get tickets17h 47m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from San Sebastián to Santander

Train tickets from San Sebastián to Santander start at €35.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around .
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from35.35

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 San Sebastián 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián to Santander take?

The average journey time by train between San Sebastián and Santander is 12 hours and 26 minutes, with around 4 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 San Sebastián and Santander by train?

The fastest journey time by train from San Sebastián to Santander is 7 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from San Sebastián to Santander cost?

Train tickets from San Sebastián to Santander can start from as little as €35.35 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 San Sebastián to Santander?

No, there are no direct train services from San Sebastián to Santander. Travelling from San Sebastián to Santander by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from San Sebastián to Santander leave?

The first train from San Sebastián to Santander leaves at 11:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from San Sebastián to Santander leave?

The last train from San Sebastián to Santander leaves at 19:57. 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 San Sebastián and Santander by train?

Trains travelling from San Sebastián to Santander cover a distance of around 149km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santander to San Sebastián. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from San Sebastián to Santander.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for San Sebastián to Santander for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/02/2020. 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 17/05/2019 for travel on 20/05/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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