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from Santander to Barcelona

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20 Jan
£50Alsa
£72Iberia
Fri
21 Jan
£50Alsa
£30Vueling
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22 Jan
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£72Iberia
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23 Jan
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£72Iberia
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24 Jan
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£72Iberia
Tue
25 Jan
£50Alsa
£72Air Nostrum
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26 Jan
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27 Jan
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28 Jan
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£59Vueling
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29 Jan
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£72Iberia
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30 Jan
£50Alsa
£72Iberia
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31 Jan
£50Alsa
£72Iberia
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1 Feb
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2 Feb
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£72Iberia
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3 Feb
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4 Feb
£50Alsa
£30Vueling
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5 Feb
£50Alsa
£72Iberia
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6 Feb
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£48Vueling
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8 Feb
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Travel Information from Santander to Barcelona

distanceDistance335 miles (540 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£50 - £81
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £50 • 5 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £81 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Iberia

Take a coach or flight to travel 335 miles (540 km) between Santander and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Alsa or Iberia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Santander to Barcelona.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Santander to Barcelona?

You can travel from Santander to Barcelona 2 different ways: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Santander to Barcelona?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Santander to Barcelona, which costs on average £50.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is generally £31 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £81 from Santander to Barcelona.

What is the fastest way to get to Barcelona from Santander?

The fastest way from Santander to Barcelona is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona from Santander can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 12 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Santander to Barcelona?

You should expect to travel around 335 miles (540 km) from Santander to Barcelona.

What are the departure and arrival points in Santander and in Barcelona?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Santander to Barcelona:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly depart from Santander Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Santander to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Santander to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Alsa can take you to Barcelona by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Alsa from Santander to Barcelona for £50.
  • Iberia can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Iberia from Santander to Barcelona for £81.

Can I find a direct route to Barcelona from Santander?

Yes, there are direct services available between Santander and Barcelona with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Alsa.
  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling.

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

Where should I go next after I travel between Santander and Barcelona?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Santander to Barcelona often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Santander and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket from Santander to Barcelona online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Barcelona from Santander, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £50 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £81 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Barcelona from Santander online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.