There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao to Cantabria by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander Ouibus

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao to Santander

$11

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bilbao to Santander 63.1 miles

$6

Taxi  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bilbao to Santander 63.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Santander 63.9 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria is to bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Cantabria is to bus which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Bilbao and Cantabria is 95 km. The road distance is 102.3 km.

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The bus from Bilbao to Santander takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bilbao and arriving at Santander. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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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, Renfe Feve operates a train from Bilbao to Santander 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Radio Taxi Bilbao
Phone
+34 944 44 88 88
Website
taxibilbao.com
Wifi Taxi
Phone
+34 693 77 77 74
Website
wifi-taxi.com

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