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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 20m
Fare range€20.00 - €75.00
Distance173km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:05
Last train departs at19:00
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 31m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationSantander
Destination StationLeón

Santander to León train times

Check out the next trains departing from Santander to León for Tuesday 26th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:05
11:50
Santander
León
4h 45m
1 change
09:19
14:15
Santander
León
4h 56m
1 change
14:00
18:25
Santander
León
4h 25m
1 change
15:38
19:45
Santander
León
4h 07m
1 change
19:00
22:31
Santander
León
3h 31m
1 change

Cheap train tickets from Santander to León

Train tickets from Santander to León start at €19.50 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 €39.97.
lowest price found
from19.50
1 weeksin advance
avg. single price33.89
0.14285714285714285 weeksin advance
avg. single price38.40
on the day
avg. single price39.97

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 Santander to León 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Santander to León by train?

The average journey time between Santander and León is 4 hours and 20 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 31 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Santander to León. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Santander to León?

The first train from Santander to León departs at 07:05. The last train from Santander to León departs at 19:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Santander and León?

No, it is not possible to travel from Santander to León without having to change trains. To travel from Santander to León will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from León to Santander. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Santander to León.
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 Santander to León for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/03/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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