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Bus Information between Santander and Madrid

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 29 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$37 (€30)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa or Alsa Supra

Buses from Santander to Madrid cover the 210 miles (339 km) long route taking on average 8 h 29 min with our travel partners like Alsa or Alsa Supra. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Santander and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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Travel with Alsa from Santander to Madrid

Alsa buses will get you from Santander to Madrid from $37 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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One of the easiest ways to travel from Santander to Madrid is by taking a bus with Alsa. As the main provider for bus travel in Spain with a plethora of national and regional routes, Alsa transports more than 300 million passengers per year. You can find Alsa bus schedules and tickets for Santander to Madrid quickly on Omio and book cheap bus tickets online. Santander is around 210 miles (339 km) away from Madrid by bus and the cheapest Alba bus from Santander to Madrid starts at $37 (€30).

Alsa’s premium services offer one of the most comfortable travel experiences at a budget price. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes. Along with all the routes covered by Alsa Normal buses, which include basic services like restrooms, free WiFi access, footrests and onboard entertainment, the bus company has other types of buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious services depending on the specific route.

Alsa has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Santander and Madrid:

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

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Buses from Santander to Madrid
Take the bus to Madrid 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 Santander to Madrid.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Santander to Madrid?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Santander to Madrid buses for as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Santander and Madrid?
The Santander to Madrid bus ticket price is on average $37 (€30)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between Santander and Madrid by bus?
The Santander to Madrid bus distance is approximately 210 miles (339 km).
What is the Santander to Madrid bus travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 210 miles (339 km) to Madrid from Santander can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Santander to Madrid bus journey time is on average 8 h 29 min.
What bus station in Santander goes to Madrid? What bus station do I come into Madrid from Santander?

When departing from Santander, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Santander, Plaza Estaciones, Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking) and Santander, Universidad. When arriving in Madrid, you can end your trip in bus stations like Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers book a bus from Santander   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Santander to go to Madrid? Where is the bus station in Madrid located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Santander and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Madrid most often arrive at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers offer a service to Madrid from Santander?
If you're looking for buses from Santander to Madrid, you can rely on Alsa or Alsa Supra to get you to Madrid. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Santander to Madrid journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Santander to Madrid?
The earliest bus departing from Santander to Madrid leaves at 6: 16 AM. The last bus departing from Santander to Madrid leaves at 6: 16 AM. You can find the latest Santander to Madrid bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Santander to Madrid to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets to Madrid from Santander within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Santander to Madrid a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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