How to get from Barcelona to Santander

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from Barcelona to Santander

You can get from Barcelona to Santander by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Barcelona to Santander on 09 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 07:45Santander Airport
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06:25Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 07:45Santander Airport
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07:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 08:40Santander Airport
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13:55Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 15:15Santander Airport
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07:20Barcelona El Prat Airport1h20 08:40Santander Airport
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Santander

distanceDistance335 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £2 • 10 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 335 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Santander from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Santander.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Santander

Travel to Santander easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Santander.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Barcelona to Santander. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Santander. Tickets for a coach cost on average £2.

This is compared to other travel options to Santander:

A coach is about £29 less than a flight, which costs on average £31 for this trip.

A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Santander by train, which costs on average £8 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Santander from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Santander that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 15 min   on average.

The distance from Barcelona to Santander is approximately 335 miles.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Santander is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Santander from Barcelona as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Santander:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Santander.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Santander Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Santander.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Santander:

  • You can go to Santander from Barcelona by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £31 with Ryanair from Barcelona to Santander on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Santander from Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Santander as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Santander from Barcelona.

Many of our customers travelling from Barcelona to Santander don't make Santander their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Bilbao or Valladolid, either of which you could add to your Barcelona and Santander trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Santander to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Barcelona to Santander, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £2 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £31 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £8 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Santander tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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