How to travel from Bordeaux to Santander

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from Bordeaux to Santander

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

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To get from Bordeaux to Santander on May 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:20AMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes6h05 09:25AMSantander
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03:20AMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes6h05 09:25AMSantander
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Travel Information between Bordeaux and Santander

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $34 (€31) • 7 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa

Travel 185 miles (299 km) by bus to Santander from Bordeaux. Alsa is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Bordeaux to Santander.

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Travel between Bordeaux, France and Santander, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Santander from Bordeaux?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Santander, Spain?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Bordeaux and Santander.

The restriction level for your return to Bordeaux, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Bordeaux from Santander restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bordeaux from Santander?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bordeaux, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 5/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bordeaux from Santander closer to your date of departure here.

You can go from Bordeaux to Santander by bus.

The fastest way to travel from Bordeaux to Santander is by bus, which requires on average 7 h 15 min   of travel time.

The distance from Bordeaux to Santander is approximately 185 miles (299 km).

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Santander is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Santander from Bordeaux as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bordeaux to Santander:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Santander depart from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean to Santander.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Santander, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for buses to Santander. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Bordeaux to Santander tickets on Omio for $34 (€31).
Many of our customers traveling from Bordeaux to Santander don't make Santander their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Santander are Madrid, Bilbao or Barcelona, 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!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $34 (€31) one way on average.

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

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