There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Astorga by bus, train 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  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Leon
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Astorga Hernani > Bilbao > Burgos > Léon > Astorga > Ponferrada > La Rua > Monforte > Orense > La Caniza > Vigo > Pontevedra

$38 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus via Oviedo  •  5 h 30 min

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

$38 - $90

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Palencia A / ...
  2. Take the train from Palencia to Astorga Ic / ...

$49 - $74

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Santander to Astorga 192.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Santander to Astorga via Leon in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Astorga via Palencia in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Palencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Astorga
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Leon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Astorga
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Astorga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leon to Astorga
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and Astorga is 215 km. The road distance is 308 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Astorga is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Santander to Astorga is to drive which takes 3 h and costs 29€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct train from Santander to Astorga. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Astorga via Palencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Astorga. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Astorga via Leon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Santander to Astorga, including transfers.