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Bilbao to Santander by bus

The journey from Bilbao to Santander by bus is 46.37 mi and takes 2 hr 4 min. There are 75 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:45 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Santander by bus for as little as $7.86 or as much as $26.08. The best price for this journey is $7.86.

Lowest Price$7.86
Journey Duration2 hr 4 min
Connection per Day75
Lowest Price$7.86
Highest Price$26.08
First Departure1:45 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance46.37 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalSantander
CarriersRenfe, Alsa

Bilbao to Santander Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Bilbao to Santander?

The prices for bus tickets from Bilbao 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 Bilbao to Santander will cost $7.86. The average bus ticket price is approximately $11.29. 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.
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When you're traveling from Bilbao to Santander, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $11.29. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Bilbao to Santander by bus?

With a distance of 46.37 mi between Bilbao and Santander, it will usually take 2 hr 4 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hr 4 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Bilbao to Santander covers a distance of 46.37 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hr 4 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hr 15 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bilbao to Santander faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many daily journeys are there from Bilbao to Santander?

You will be able to travel from Bilbao to Santander using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 75 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Bilbao to Santander using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 39 direct connections from Bilbao to Santander each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 36 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Santander. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao 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 Bilbao to Santander.

Always check special offers

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.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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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 $7.86 to $9.88 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 20% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Santander

The cheapest Bilbao - Santander bus tickets can be found for as low as $8.60 if you’re lucky, or $10.44 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $13.60.

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!

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Bilbao to Santander CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
5.22kg
Bus
5.6kg
Flight
14.92kg
Car
11.94kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bilbao to Santander?
A bus ticket from Bilbao to Santander is $11.29. 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 $7.86.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bilbao to Santander?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Santander is $7.86. 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 Bilbao and Santander by bus?
Bilbao to Santander is 46.37 mi.
How long does the bus between Bilbao and Santander take?
Bilbao to Santander is on average 2 hr 4 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 15 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Santander?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Santander is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe and Alsa.
How many bus connections per day go from Bilbao to Santander?
Bilbao to Santander has 75 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bilbao to Santander leave?
The earliest bus from Bilbao to Santander departs at 1:45 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 Bilbao to Santander depart?
The latest bus from Bilbao to Santander departs at 11:45 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 Bilbao 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 $7.86 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.
From which stations can I leave from Bilbao to Santander?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Bilbao to go to Santander. You can go from Bilbao Abando, Castrejana Carretera Zorroza-Castrejana, and Bilbao Estación de Autobuses and you can arrive at Nueva Montaña, Santander Estación and Maliaño.
How many direct connections depart from Bilbao to Santander?
There are on average 39 direct connection(s) from Bilbao to go to Santander.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Santander by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bilbao and Santander is 0 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to Santander?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bilbao and Santander.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Santander by bus?
The bus journey from Bilbao to Santander creates 5.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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