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Bus Information to Santander from Bilbao

distanceDistance46 miles (74 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Premium, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Bilbao to Santander cover the 46 miles (74 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Premium, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking).

Bus companies

Alsa buses from Bilbao to Santander

Alsa buses will get you between Bilbao and Santander from $9 (€7). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Alsa

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company 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 bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    Alsa has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Alsa tickets from Bilbao to Santander and when traveling by bus:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses Bilbao to Santander

    In almost every hour of the day and in only 1:20 hours to 2:00 hours you can travel by bus from Bilbao to Santander. Bus connections are also available on the route at 23:15 and 1:45 at night.

    Which bus companies drive from Bilbao to Santander?

    Modern buses of the Spanish buses company ALSA Transportes are in regular service on the Bilbao - Santander route.

    How long does the bus journey from Bilbao to Santander take?

    All bus services offered by ALSA Transportes do not include transfers. The direct bus trips from Bilbao to Santander take between 1:20 and 2:00 hours

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    How often can you take the bus from Bilbao to Santander?

    From 6:00 a.m. to 23:15 p.m. ALSA Transportes offers bus connections on the route. You can also take the bus from Bilbao to Santander at 1:45 a.m. during the night. Between the departures there are usually no more than 60 minutes.

    Bus stations on the route Bilbao - Santander?

    At which bus station does the bus start in Bilbao? buses depart from Bilbao at the bus station Estación de Autobuses in the street Gurtubay Kalea. It is located directly next to the station and tram stop San Mamés.

    At which bus station does the bus arrive in Santander? The buses services end in Santander at the bus station in Plaza Estaciones. The main station is only a two-minute walk away.

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    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses to Santander from Bilbao?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Bilbao and Santander for the next 7 days starting from $9 (€7)  one way.
    What is the price of a bus ticket between Bilbao and Santander?
    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bilbao to Santander bus price to come in at an average of $9 (€7)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Bilbao to Santander by bus?
    The bus distance from Bilbao to Santander is around 46 miles (74 km).
    What is the Bilbao to Santander bus travel time?
    On average the Bilbao to Santander bus time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 46 miles (74 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which bus station from Bilbao to Santander do I depart from? Which Santander bus station from Bilbao do I arrive in?

    When departing from Bilbao, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. When arriving in Santander, you can end your journey in bus stations like Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking), Santander, Universidad and Santander, Plaza Estaciones.

    Omio customers book a bus from Bilbao-Abando   to Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the Bilbao bus station located? Where is the Santander bus station located?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Bilbao-Abando, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Bilbao.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking), is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Santander.

    What bus companies go from Bilbao to Santander?
    For the trip from Bilbao to Santander you can take a bus with Alsa, Alsa Premium, Alsa Supra or Eurolines Switzerland. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Bilbao to Santander on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many bus services per day are there from Bilbao to Santander?
    On average, there is 1 bus a day from Bilbao to Santander. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first bus from Bilbao to Santander? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    You can take the earliest bus from Bilbao to Santander at 9: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Bilbao to Santander leaving at 2: 30 PM. Look for the latest Bilbao to Santander bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
    How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Bilbao and Santander for the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Bilbao to Santander is on average $9 (€7) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Bilbao and Santander available a few months in advance.

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