Transportation to and from Santander Airport


What is the distance from Santander Airport to the centre of Santander?

You can drive via the Autovía S-10 to the centre of the city, the distance of 6 kilometres / 3.7 miles can be covered in 10 minutes.

From SDR Airport to Santander City centre by Car
6 km
10 min

Public transport

Bus to Santander

The airport bus stops are located at the exit of the Arrivals hall. There are good bus connections to Santander and other nearby places. The bus service of ‘Transporte de Cantabria’ departs every half an hour from the airport and the bus station in the centre of Santander (Estación de autobuses). Travel time is about 15 minutes.

Bus tickets
Tickets for a single trip cost € 2.90 and are available from the bus driver, children under 4 years of age travel for free. Buses run from 06:30 in the morning until 23:00 in the evening. For the city buses in Santander of ‘Transportes Urbanos de Santander’ you will have to pay € 1.30, children up to 3 years can travel for free in Santander. Please consult timetable bus Santander Airport for more information.

Bus services

Alsa to Bilbao and Gijón

A few times a day you can also take a bus from Seve Ballesteros-Santander Airport to Bilbao and Gijón. Five times a day runs a bus between the airport and Bilbao with a stop in Laredo and Barakaldo, a suburb of Bilbao. The journey time to and from bus station Bilbao Termibus varies, the bus ride takes 1 hour and 30 minutes on average.

Twice a day there is another bus of Alsa departing from Santander Airport to Gijón, which takes about 4 hours. On its way to Gijón you can get off at Torrelavega, San Vicente de la Barquera and Llanes. One of the two buses in the direction of Gijón also stops in Oviedo, the capital of Asturias.

The price depends on the destination, you have to take into account a price of € 10.00. Please consult website and timetable Alsa for more information.


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