How to travel from London to Santander

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from London to Santander

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

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flight

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

08:40PMLondon Gatwick Airport11h05 08:45AMSantander Airport
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08:40PMLondon Gatwick Airport11h05 08:45AMSantander Airport
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07:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport12h00 08:45AMSantander Airport
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07:10PMLondon Heathrow Airport12h35 08:45AMSantander Airport
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06:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport13h00 08:45AMSantander Airport
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Travel Information to Santander from London

distanceDistance580 miles (935 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $17 (€15) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 580 miles (935 km) from London to Santander. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Santander.

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FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Santander, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

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

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

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 6/27/22. 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 to Santander from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Santander restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Santander closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from London to Santander: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Santander from London is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Santander:

Taking a ferry is about $106 (€95) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $106 (€95) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $17 (€15) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $17 (€15) from London to Santander.

A ferry is $7 (€6) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Santander costing on average $7 (€6).

The fastest way to get to Santander from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Santander can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 22 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from London to Santander is approximately 580 miles (935 km).

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Santander Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Santander.

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

  • You can travel by bus from London to Santander with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Santander tickets for $106 (€95) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from London to Santander with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€15) with Ryanair from London to Santander.
Looking to extend your trip from London to Santander? Many Omio customers who go from London to Santander usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Bilbao or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Bilbao or Barcelona from Santander, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $106 (€95) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $17 (€15) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $7 (€6) one way on average.

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

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