There are 8 ways to get from Ourense to Santander by bus, train, night train, 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

Bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Orense/Ourense to Oviedo
  2. Take the bus from Oviedo to Santander Santiago > La Corogne > Villalba > Oviedo > Santander > Bilbao > Hernani / ...

$49 - $108

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Leon Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Santander

$71 - $104

Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Leon Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Leon to Palencia Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Palencia to Santander A / ...

$92 - $129

Trenhotel, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Ourense to León Galicia
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Santander

$71 - $104

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ourense to Santander 339.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$81 - $254

Train, train to Vigo, fly to Santander  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  3. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Santander (SDR) VGO - SDR

$143 - $411

Train, train to Vigo, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
  3. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO
  4. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander

$69 - $234

What companies run services between Ourense, Spain and Santander, Spain?

You can take a bus from Ourense to Santander via Oviedo in around 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ourense to Santander via Leon and Palencia in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Madrid, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Leon
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Ourense to León
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Orense/Ourense to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Santander
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Oviedo to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ourense and Santander is 354 km. The road distance is 544 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ourense to Santander is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Ourense to Santander is to drive which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct train from Ourense to Santander. However, there are services departing from Orense-Empalme and arriving at Santander via Leon and Palencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ourense to Santander. However, there are services departing from Orense/Ourense and arriving at Santander via Oviedo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Ourense to Santander, including transfers.