How to get from Santander to Barcelona

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from Santander to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Santander to Barcelona on 15 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:45Santander Airport1h15 19:00Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1291One-way
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17:45Santander Airport1h15 19:00Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1291One-way
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17:45Santander Airport1h15 19:00Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1631One-way
17:35Santander Airport4h00 21:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1501One-way
17:35Santander Airport5h00 22:35Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£2121One-way

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Travel Information from Santander to Barcelona

distanceDistance335 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £26 • 16 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 335 miles 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Santander to Barcelona.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Barcelona: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Santander to Barcelona. Tickets for a train cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A train journey is usually £70 less than a journey to Barcelona by coach, which costs on average £96 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £29 less than a journey to Barcelona by plane, which costs on average £55 for the same trip.

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 2 min   of travel time.

The distance from Santander to Barcelona is approximately 335 miles.

The average frequency per day from Santander to Barcelona is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Santander to 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 for travellers from Santander to Barcelona:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Santander and tend to arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights most often depart from Santander at Santander Airport and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Santander and arrive in Barcelona Sants.

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

  • You can go to Barcelona from Santander by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £96 with Flixbus from Santander to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can travel to Barcelona from Santander by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £55 with Vueling from Santander to Barcelona.

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

  • You can travel directly by plane 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 between Santander and Barcelona.

Looking to extend your trip from Santander to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Santander to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Santander to Barcelona, 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 £96 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £55 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £26 one way.

But we recommend booking Santander to Barcelona 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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