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Madrid to Santander with Iberia and Air Europa

For as little as $77 (€64) you can travel by flight from Madrid to Santander with Iberia and Air Europa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect flight with Iberia between Madrid and Santander for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Iberia flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Madrid to Santander flight with Iberia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Madrid - Santander trip and then book a cheap plane ticket with ease. The distance from Madrid to Santander by plane is 210 miles (339 km). You can book tickets for this Iberia flight for as low as $77 (€64) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Iberia tickets between Madrid and Santander in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a flight. Book that perfect Iberia Madrid - Santander plane ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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Madrid to Santander Flights: An Overview

Santander is a perfect destination for travelers looking for a place to spend their weekends and holidays. Thousands of tourists visit the city each year to catch a glimpse of its fantastic coastal environment and marvelous beaches. For those who wish to take a flight, the flight distance between Madrid and Santander is 338 kilometers, with quick services completing this route every day of the week. Direct flights from Madrid to Santander cover this distance in just one hour 10 minutes. Carriers vueling and Ryanair are some of the airlines offering direct and connecting flights from Madrid to Santander​.

Which airlines fly from Madrid to Santander?

Connecting and direct flights from Madrid to Santander are available at different times of the day. Air Europa, Air Nostrum, vueling, Iberia, and Ryanair are the most common carriers plying the route. Iberia offers most of the direct flights with an average of 24 flights a week. The route enjoys about 27 connecting flights daily with Barcelona being a popular layover city.

How long is the flight from Madrid to Santander? 

Direct flights on this route take one hour 10 minutes. However, Iberia offers the fastest flight arriving in Santander in just over one hour. Connecting flights may cover the 338 kilometers flight distance in seven hours 25 minutes. However, connecting flight durations may go up to 10 hours, depending on the number and duration of layovers.

How many flights are there from Madrid to Santander?

Three direct flights from Madrid to Santander are available every weekday with Saturdays and Sundays getting one or two additional flights. The carrier vueling offers both direct and indirect flights spread throughout the day except on Saturdays. Iberia Airlines offers direct flights each day. This gives a total of 24 direct flights and over 70 connecting flights weekly connecting Madrid and Santander.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Madrid to Santander?

Departure airport: Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD) is the primary airport serving the city and the entire Madrid area. The airport is located 16 kilometers from Madrid downtown. The airport has four passenger terminals, all connected to a rail line and bus stops. Therefore, passengers can get to and from the airport easily. Besides, there are rideshare cars and taxis offering transport services to the airport. Madrid Barajas International Airport has a 10,000-space parking capacity, with reserved parking slots available for this with disabilities. Passengers can relax at the various lounges available at the airport as they await their flight. Airport facilities include restaurants, business centers, banking services, and health facilities. Free unlimited WiFi is available to passengers throughout the airport. 

Arrival airport: Santander-Seve Ballesteros Airport is located six kilometers from Santander city center. It is the only airport serving the Cantabria province. Passengers can get to the city using the ALSA bus services available at the airport every 30 minutes. Alternatively, they can rent a car or take a taxi from the airport to the city or other destinations. Santander city center is just a 15 minute drive from the airport. The airport features a high capacity parking system, offering long and short stay parking services for passengers. Visitors can dine in the restaurants or buy goods from the duty-free shops at the airport. Other facilities include free WiFi, banks, pharmacies, currency exchange centers, and ATMs.

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FAQs
How much do cheap flights to Santander from Madrid cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Madrid to Santander flights for as little as $77 (€64)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a flight between Madrid and Santander?
The flight price between Madrid and Santander is on average $98 (€82)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Madrid to Santander by plane?
The flight distance from Madrid to Santander is around 210 miles (339 km).
How many hours is the flight time between Madrid and Santander?
The Madrid to Santander flight duration is on average 1 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 210 miles (339 km) between Madrid and Santander. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When taking a flight from Madrid to Santander, which airport in Madrid do I fly out of and which airport in Santander do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid Barajas Airport   and arriving in Santander Airport.

Where is the Madrid airport located? Where is the Santander airport located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this route, called Madrid Barajas Airport, is located 7 miles (12 km) from the city center of Madrid.

The most popular arrival airport, Santander Airport, is located 2 miles (4 km) away from the city center of Santander. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Santander Airport to the city center in Santander.

What airlines go from Madrid to Santander?
For the best Madrid to Santander flight to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Iberia, Air Europa or Air Nostrum. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between Madrid and Santander to compare what amenities they may offer.
When can I take the first flight from Madrid to Santander? When can I take the last flight for the day?
You can take the first flight from Madrid to Santander at 6: 40 AM. The last flight from Madrid to Santander that you can take departs at 6: 40 AM. Omio shows you the latest flight from Madrid to Santander schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase the Madrid to Santander flight for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase the Madrid to Santander flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $98 (€82). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from Madrid to Santander. Look out for plane tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.