How to travel from Palencia to Santander

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from Palencia to Santander

How to get from Palencia to Santander by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Palencia to Santander is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Palencia and Santander

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 2 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 2 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Travel 106 miles (171 km) by bus or train between Palencia and Santander. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Palencia to Santander.

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Find the best trip from Palencia to Santander with Alsa, Renfe and Renfe Regional Expres. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains from Palencia to Santander. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed AVE trains, regional trains, and night trains. The AVE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save money and time, as they allow you to travel overnight and arrive at your destination in the morning. Renfe offers several types of tickets, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Seville, and Madrid-Valencia. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Spain's most beautiful cities in comfort and style.

    Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

      FAQs: Travel from Palencia to Santander

      FAQs: Travel to Santander 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 Palencia to Santander.

      There are 2 options to travel to Santander from Palencia including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Palencia to Santander is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Santander:

      Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Palencia to Santander is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 27 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Santander that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 2 h 30 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 106 miles (171 km) from Palencia to Santander.

      The average frequency per day from Palencia to Santander is:

      • 4 buses a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Palencia and Santander as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Buses from Palencia to Santander most often leave from Palencia, Estación De Autobuses and arrive in Santander, Aeropuerto De Santander.
      • Trains mostly leave from Palencia and tend to arrive in Santander.

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

      • You can travel between Palencia and Santander by bus with Alsa or BlaBlaCar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€12) with Alsa from Palencia to Santander.
      • You can take a train from Palencia to Santander with Renfe, Renfe (3), Renfe Regional Exprés, Renfe (13), Renfe ALVIA or Renfe (12). Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€11) with Renfe ALVIA from Palencia to Santander.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Palencia to Santander with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Santander with Alsa.

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

      Your trip from Palencia to Santander doesn't have to end in Santander. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, Donostia-San Sebastian or Oviedo. If you’d like to add Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, Donostia-San Sebastian or Oviedo to your Palencia to Santander tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Santander today!
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