There are 11 ways to get from London to Santander by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or car train

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 London Heathrow to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. LHR - BIO

$92 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus via Hernani  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$58 - $81

9 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. LGW - BIO

$66 - $224

Fly London Stansted to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. STN - BIO

$70 - $223

Fly London Stansted to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. STN - BIQ

$70 - $502

Fly London Heathrow to Oviedo, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. LHR - OVD

$109 - $457

Train, bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Tgv

$244 - $488

Train  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Fcc

$251 - $453

Bus ALSA  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Ouibus

$79 - $111

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 56 min

$116 - $493

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 57 min

$360 - $457

What companies run services between London, England and Santander, Spain?

You can take a train from London to Santander via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, Hendaia, Amara-Donostia, Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, and Bilbao in around 17 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Santander via Bilbao in around 22 h 3 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Oviedo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Oviedo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Oviedo to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Hernani
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Oviedo to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Santander
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$340 - $470

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Santander is 936 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Santander is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 23 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Santander is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 19 min and costs £65 - £190.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Santander. However, there are services departing from Londres Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Santander via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from London to Santander, including transfers.