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from Barcelona to Santander

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Santander on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h20 05:20PMSantander Airport
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$681One-way
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04:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport1h20 05:20PMSantander Airport
0 changes
$681One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
$69Alsa
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Tue
Nov 30
$68Alsa
$68Vueling
Wed
Dec 1
$48Flixbus
$57Vueling
Thu
Dec 2
$68Alsa
$92Vueling
Fri
Dec 3
$68Alsa
$454Vueling
Sat
Dec 4
$68Alsa
$275Vueling
Sun
Dec 5
$90Flixbus
$92Vueling
Mon
Dec 6
$68Alsa
$83Vueling
Tue
Dec 7
$68Alsa
$68Vueling
Wed
Dec 8
$68Alsa
$114Vueling
Thu
Dec 9
$68Alsa
$68Vueling
Fri
Dec 10
$68Alsa
$57Vueling
Sat
Dec 11
$66Flixbus
$238Iberia
Sun
Dec 12
$68Alsa
$68Vueling
Mon
Dec 13
$68Alsa
$48Vueling
Tue
Dec 14
$41Flixbus
$29Vueling
Wed
Dec 15
$53Flixbus
$32Vueling
Thu
Dec 16
$68Alsa
$68Vueling
Fri
Dec 17
$68Alsa
$75Vueling
Sat
Dec 18
$68Alsa
$265Iberia
Sun
Dec 19
$68Alsa
$143Vueling

Travel Information from Barcelona to Santander

distanceDistance335 miles (540 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$30 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 3 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $106 (€87) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia or Alsa

Travel 335 miles (540 km) by flight or bus from Barcelona to Santander. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Iberia or Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Santander.

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FAQs
How do I reach Santander from Barcelona?

There are 2 ways to get from Barcelona to Santander: flight or bus.

How do I get from Barcelona to Santander the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Santander from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Santander:

A bus is generally $76 (€63) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $106 (€87) from Barcelona to Santander.

What is the fastest way to travel between Barcelona and Santander?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Santander is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 57 min.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Santander?

The distance from Barcelona to Santander is approximately 335 miles (540 km).

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Santander?

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

  • Flights from Barcelona to Santander most often leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Santander Airport.
  • Buses from Barcelona to Santander most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Santander, Calle Real Racing Club (Parking).
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Santander?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Barcelona to Santander with Iberia, and you can find Iberia Barcelona to Santander tickets for $106 (€87) on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Barcelona to Santander with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€25) with Alsa from Barcelona to Santander.
Can I travel directly to Santander from Barcelona?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Vueling.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Santander?
Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Santander don't make Santander their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Santander are Madrid, Bilbao or Valladolid, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Santander to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Barcelona to Santander tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $106 (€87) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $30 (€25) one way.

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