Bus from Bilbao to Santander

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Facts about the bus from Bilbao to Santander

Cheapest Bus$8.11
Fastest Bus1h 30m
Earliest Bus7:00 AM
Latest Bus3:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance46.1 miles
Bus CompaniesALSA, Eurolines Suisse
Do you want to travel by bus from Bilbao to Santander?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Bilbao and arriving in Santander and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as ALSA. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Bilbao Santander bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Bilbao and Santander which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Santander, alternative destinations from Bilbao, and the most popular airport shuttles from Santander.

The cheapest bus routes from Bilbao to Santander

Today
from $8.11
Tomorrow
from $8.11
12/07
from $8.60
12/08
from $8.11
12/09
12/10
from $8.11

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • ALSA
    9:45 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 3h 45m
    1:30 PM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.11
  • ALSA
    11:05 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 2h 25m
    1:30 PM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.11
  • ALSA
    2:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 2h 50m
    4:50 PM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.11
  • ALSA
    12:30 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 4h 20m
    4:50 PM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.11
  • ALSA
    7:00 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 1h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.43
  • ALSA
    9:45 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 1h 30m
    11:15 AM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.43
  • ALSA
    12:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 1h 30m
    1:30 PM
    Santander - Sardinero
    from$8.43
  • Eurolines Suisse
    7:00 AM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 2h 10m
    9:10 AM
    Santander - Astillero
    from$8.60
  • Eurolines Suisse
    2:00 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 4h 25m
    6:25 PM
    Santander - Astillero
    from$8.60
  • Eurolines Suisse
    3:30 PM
    Bilbao central bus station (Termibus)
    Duration 2h 55m
    6:25 PM
    Santander - Astillero
    from$8.60

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bilbao to Santander

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    2:50 PM
    Bilbao
    Duration 1h 10m
    4:00 PM
    Santander
    from$5.40
  • BlaBlaCar
    4:30 PM
    Bilbao
    Duration 1h 20m
    5:50 PM
    Santander
    from$6.08
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:40 PM
    Bilbao
    Duration 1h 20m
    10:00 PM
    Santander
    from$6.08
  • BlaBlaCar
    9:20 AM
    Bilbao
    Duration 1h 10m
    10:30 AM
    Santander
    from$6.08

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Bus Bilbao to Santander: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Bilbao as your place of departure and Santander as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Santander to Bilbao.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Bilbao to Santander and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by ALSA at $8.11, whereas the quickest connection takes 1h 30m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Bilbao Santander bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Bilbao to Santander!

Bus stops in Bilbao and Santander

Stations
Av. Chiclana 16, 39610 Santander (Spain)
Plaza las Estaciones,  1, 39002, Cantabria, España Santander (Spain)
Calle Juan de Borbón , 39005 Santander (Spain)
Calle Camarreal-Ojaiz 65, 39011 Santander (Spain)
Calle Real Racing Club , 39005 Santander (Spain)
Navas de Tolosa s/n, 39002 Santander (Spain)
Av. de los Castros , 39005 Santander (Spain)

FAQs about the bus route Bilbao to Santander

How much does a Bilbao Santander bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $8.11 and takes 3h 45m to reach Santander. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Bilbao to Santander?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $8.11 and $8.60. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Santander.

On average, how many connections are available from Bilbao to Santander each day?

Every day, the Bilbao Santander bus route is served by approximately 3 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Bilbao to Santander take?

The fastest bus from Bilbao to Santander is offered by ALSA and takes 1h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $8.43. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Bilbao to Santander?

The earliest bus arriving in Santander from Bilbao starts at 7:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Bilbao to Santander?

The latest bus trip departing from Bilbao for Santander starts at 3:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Bilbao Santander route?

When traveling by bus from Bilbao to Santander, passengers can travel with ALSA. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to Santander?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Bilbao to Santander, CheckMyBus currently compares 33 direct bus connections with the following companies: ALSA

What can I take with me on the Bilbao to Santander bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Bilbao Santander bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Bilbao Santander bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Bilbao to Santander on your planned travel date.

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A cab ride in Bilbao is 18% more expensive than in Santander.
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A bus fare in Bilbao is 9% more expensive than in Santander.
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