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.
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7 h 15 m
9 h 30 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Madrid for Santander every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||210 miles (339 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 57 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£32 (€36)|
|Coach companies||Avanza, Alsa Supra, Alsa or Flixbus|
Coaches from Madrid to Santander cover the 210 miles (339 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 57 min with our travel partners like Avanza, Alsa Supra, Alsa or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of coach tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santander.
Buy your official FlixBus, Alsa and Avanza coach tickets between Madrid and Santander from £32 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.
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 coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Avanza is one of Spain biggest bus companies and offers only one type of ticket for your next coach from Madrid to Santander: Standard Ticket.
Looking for coaches between Madrid and Santander? Avanza is one of the best companies to travel with on the 210 miles (339 km) journey from Madrid to Santander. As an official travel partner of Avanza, Omio quickly shows you the latest Avanza coach timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Madrid to Santander routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Avanza coach tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches to Santander from Madrid, you can quickly see if the Avanza ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a coach. Once you’re ready, book your Madrid - Santander coach now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Avanza!
There are a few coach stations in Madrid to start your journey from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. 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 Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Santander.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Madrid.
The most popular arrival coach station, Santander, is located 0.4 miles (719 m) away from the city centre of Santander.
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