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Santander to Lisbon by train

It takes an average of 28h 0m to travel from Santander to Lisbon by train, over a distance of around 429 miles (690 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from Santander to Lisbon and tickets for this journey start from €79.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 26h 20m
PriceFrom €79.60
Distance429 miles (690 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train08:19
Last train18:00
Departure stationSantander
Arrival stationLisbon
Changes3 changes

Santander to Lisbon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Santander to Lisbon for Tuesday 3rd August 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:19 14:00 29h 41m, 4 changes
18:00 20:20 26h 20m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Santander to Lisbon

The price of train tickets from Santander to Lisbon starts at €79.60 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 Santander to Lisbon 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Santander and Lisbon is 28 hours and 0 minutes, with around 2 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 Santander and Lisbon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Santander to Lisbon is 26 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Santander to Lisbon cost?

Train ticket prices from Santander to Lisbon can start from as little as €79.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Santander to Lisbon?

No, there are no direct train services from Santander to Lisbon. Travelling from Santander to Lisbon by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Santander to Lisbon leaves at 08:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Santander to Lisbon leaves at 18:00. 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 Santander and Lisbon by train?

Trains travelling from Santander to Lisbon cover a distance of around 429 miles (690 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lisbon to Santander.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Santander to Lisbon for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/03/2021. 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 03/15/2020 for travel on 03/15/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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