The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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13 h 50 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Barcelona for Santander every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||335 miles (540 km)|
|Average coach duration||17 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£82 (€91)|
|Coach companies||Alsa or Flixbus|
Coaches from Barcelona to Santander cover the 335 miles (540 km) long route taking on average 17 h 55 min with our travel partners like Alsa or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £82, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £77. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santander.
You can travel by coach to Santander from Barcelona with FlixBus and Alsa for as low as £77. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
There are a few coach stations in Barcelona to start your route from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. In Santander you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Santander, Santander, Estación de Autobuses and Santander, Universidad.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santander.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Santander and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (719 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Santander.
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