There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Santander by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$224 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Santander, Santander 783

$60 - $110

7 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the train from Errekalde-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc
  3. Take the train from Bilbao to Santander

$176 - $211

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Santander 636.4 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Paris Orly to Santander  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Santander (SDR) ORY - SDR

$144 - $595

Fly Paris Orly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bilbao (BIO) ORY - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$84 - $312

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$96 - $294

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Santander

$95 - $390

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Santander

$97 - $332

What companies run services between Paris, France and Santander, Spain?

FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Santander 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 13 h 35 min. ALSA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Santander via Hendaia, Errekalde-Donostia, and Bilbao in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Santander via Madrid
Avg. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Santander via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Santander via Alicante, Madrid
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Santander via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Paris Orly to Bilbao via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Brussels
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Avg. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Errekalde-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Avg. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Santander
Avg. Duration
2 days 14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Santander
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Santander, Santander
Avg. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paris to Santander?

The distance between Paris and Santander is 764 km. The road distance is 1018 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Santander?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Santander is to bus which costs 70€ and takes 13 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Santander?

The quickest way to get from Paris to Santander is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 150€.

Is there a direct train between Paris and Santander?

No, there is no direct train from Paris to Santander. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Santander via Hendaia, Errekalde-Donostia and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

Is there a direct bus between Paris and Santander?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Santander, Santander. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Paris to Santander?

It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to get from Paris to Santander, including transfers.