There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao to Cantabria by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Cantabria, Spain?
Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Santander hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Bilbao to Santander 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min.
Train from Bilbao to Santander
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 59 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $11 - $27
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Bilbao to Cantabria?
The distance between Bilbao and Cantabria is 95 km. The road distance is 102 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria?
The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria is to bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 10 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria?
The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 5€.
Is there a direct train between Bilbao and Cantabria?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bilbao and arriving at Santander. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 59 min.
Is there a direct bus between Bilbao and Cantabria?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Santander. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.
How long does it take to get from Bilbao to Cantabria?
The bus from Bilbao to Santander takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.