There are 5 ways to get from Santander to Bayonne by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

$38 - $63

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Night bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santander to Bayonne 783

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus Iberocoach  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire

$65 - $120

Train  •  9 h 7 min

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

$29 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Bayonne 157 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Santander and arriving at Bayonne. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Bayonne. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Bayonne via Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between Santander and Bayonne is 187 km. The road distance is 251.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Bayonne without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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

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Santander to Bayonne bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santander station.

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Santander to Bayonne train services, operated by Renfe Feve, depart from Santander station.

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The best way to get from Santander to Bayonne is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 7 min.

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Santander to Bayonne bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bayona station.

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Santander to Bayonne train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Amara-Donostia station.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 117.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Santander to Bayonne via Bilbao in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Bayonne via Bilbao, Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, and Hendaye in around 9 h 7 min.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
renfe.com
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
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 Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Santander to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Bayonne is 251 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Santander to Bayonne.

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