There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Santander by plane, bus, car ferry, car, train or bus and ferry

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

Fly to Santander  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Santander (SDR) DUB - SDR

$98 - $324

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bilbao (BIO) DUB - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$74 - $252

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  30 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Plymouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander

$193 - $512

Car ferry, train  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Plymouth
  4. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander

$279 - $638

Bus and ferry, bus  •  35 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$97 - $162

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Santander is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Santander is to fly which costs 85€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Santander is 1112 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Dublin to Santander, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Santander. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Santander via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Santander.
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  • Distance: 694.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Santander, Spain?

Ryanair and Iberia fly from Dublin to Santander twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Santander via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dublin to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
CrossCountry
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$114
Passenger
$40
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $350

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