There are 5 ways to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander by bus, train or car

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Bus Transportes Pesa  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander Ouibus

$19 - $53

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayonne to Santander 783

$16 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santander Ouibus

$17 - $28

Train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao Fcc
  2. Take the train from Bilbao to Santander

$28 - $39

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander 144.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander. However, there are services departing from Saint-Jean-de-Luz and arriving at Santander via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander. However, there are services departing from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure and arriving at Santander via Hendaia, Amara-Donostia and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Santander is 173 km. The road distance is 231.1 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 16€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander, including transfers.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bayonne station.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Amara-Donostia station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander is to bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 16€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander.
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  • Distance: 108.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France and Santander, Spain?

You can take a bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander via Bilbao in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander via Hendaye, Hendaia, Amara-Donostia, Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, and Bilbao in around 8 h 41 min.

Train operators
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Zazpikaleak-Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
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
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
pesa.net
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
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 - $29
Website
alsa.com
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bayonne to Santander
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Santander station.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander train services, operated by Renfe Feve, arrive at Santander station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander is 231 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Santander.

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