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Barcelona to Santander by bus

The journey from Barcelona to Santander by bus is 336.53 mi and takes 17 hr 26 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:20 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Barcelona to Santander by bus for as little as $64.79 or as much as $194.98. The best price for this journey is $64.79.

Lowest Price$64.79
Journey Duration17 hr 26 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$64.79
Highest Price$194.98
First Departure2:20 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance336.53 mi
DepartureBarcelona
ArrivalSantander
CarriersFLIXBUS PORTUGAL UNIPESSOAL Lda., RenfeMore

Barcelona to Santander Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Barcelona to Santander? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Barcelona to Santander, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Barcelona to Santander?

The prices for bus tickets from Barcelona to Santander vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Barcelona to Santander will cost $64.79. The average bus ticket price is approximately $90.98. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Barcelona to Santander. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
Prices will vary when you travel from Barcelona to Santander. On average, though, you'll pay about $90.98 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Barcelona to Santander by bus?

Traveling from Barcelona to Santander by bus will usually take 17 hr 26 min. This journey covers a distance of 336.53 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 17 hr 26 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Barcelona and Santander runs for about 336.53 mi and usually takes approximately 17 hr 26 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 9 hr 30 min. If you are trying to get from Barcelona to Santander as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Barcelona leave for Santander?

The exact number of journeys from Barcelona to Santander can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 6 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Barcelona to Santander. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Barcelona to Santander varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Barcelona to Santander. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Santander.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Barcelona to Santander, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Barcelona to Santander.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $62.49 to $95.99 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 35% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Barcelona to Santander

The cheapest Barcelona - Santander bus tickets can be found for as low as $56.82 if you’re lucky, or $77.53 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $178.14.

Find the best day to travel to Santander by bus

When travelling to Santander by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Alsa from Barcelona to Santander
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Barcelona to Santander CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
37.91kg
Bus
40.62kg
Flight
108.32kg
Car
86.66kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Barcelona to Santander?
A bus ticket from Barcelona to Santander is $90.98. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $64.79.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Barcelona to Santander?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Barcelona to Santander is $64.79. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Barcelona and Santander by bus?
Barcelona to Santander is 336.53 mi.
How long does the bus between Barcelona and Santander take?
Barcelona to Santander is on average 17 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Barcelona to Santander?
The bus journey from Barcelona to Santander is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FLIXBUS PORTUGAL UNIPESSOAL Lda., Renfe, FlixBus, Alsa and FlixBus France S.A.R.L..
How many bus connections per day go from Barcelona to Santander?
Barcelona to Santander has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Barcelona to Santander leave?
The earliest bus from Barcelona to Santander departs at 2:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Barcelona to Santander depart?
The latest bus from Barcelona to Santander departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Barcelona to Santander in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $64.79 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Barcelona to Santander?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Barcelona to go to Santander.
What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona to Santander by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Barcelona and Santander is 9 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Barcelona to Santander?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Barcelona and Santander.
What are the CO2 emissions for Barcelona to Santander by bus?
The bus journey from Barcelona to Santander creates 40.62kg of CO2 emissions.

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