There are 4 ways to get from Pau to Santander by bus or car

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 via Hernani  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau - Université to San Sebastián Milan > Gênes > Nice - aéroport > Cannes > Aix-en-Provence > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Avignon Centre > Nîmes > Montpellier > Narbonne > Carcassonne > Toulouse > Tarbes > Pau - Université > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani
  2. Take the bus from Hernani to Santander Hernani > Bilbao > Santander > Oviedo > Villalba > La Corogne > Santiago

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau - Université to San Sebastián Milan > Gênes > Nice - aéroport > Cannes > Aix-en-Provence > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Avignon Centre > Nîmes > Montpellier > Narbonne > Carcassonne > Toulouse > Tarbes > Pau - Université > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santander Hub Europe Alsa > Saint-Sébastien > Bilbao > Santander > Oviedo > Villalba > La Corogne > Santiago

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Irun
  2. Take the bus from Irun to Santander

$61 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Pau to Santander 225.2 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Pau, France and Santander, Spain?

You can take a bus from Pau to Santander via San Sebastián and Hernani in around 4 h 48 min.

Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Pau - Université to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Hernani to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pau to Irun
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Santander
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pau to Santander?

The distance between Pau and Santander is 278 km. The road distance is 360 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pau to Santander?

The cheapest way to get from Pau to Santander is to bus which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pau to Santander?

The quickest way to get from Pau to Santander is to drive which takes 3 h 37 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

Is there a direct bus between Pau and Santander?

No, there is no direct bus from Pau to Santander. However, there are services departing from Pau - Université and arriving at Santander via San Sebastián and Hernani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Pau to Santander?

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Pau to Santander, including transfers.