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There are 6 ways to get from Santander to Cornwall by car ferry, taxi, bus, car, car train, plane or train

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

Car ferry, taxi  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  2. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Cornwall

£145 - £375

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Newquay  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Newquay (NQY) BIO - NQY

£74 - £268

4 alternative options

Bus  •  32h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet

£88 - £156

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 46m

  1. Drive from Santander to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Cornwall

£314 - £398

Bus, fly to Exeter, train  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Exeter (EXT) BIO - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Par

£112 - £444

Bus, fly to Bristol, train  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Bristol (BRS) BIO - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
  4. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

£119 - £321

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Cornwall is to bus which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 32h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Cornwall is to bus and fly and train which costs 130€ - 370€ and takes 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Lanivet via Bilbao and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 30m.

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The distance between Santander and Cornwall is 776 km.

The best way to get from Santander to Cornwall without a car is to car ferry and taxi which takes 21h 21m and costs 160€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 21h 21m to get from Santander to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 20m and has one stopover.

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Santander to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Cornwall is 1h behind Santander. It is currently 3:37 PM in Santander and 2:37 PM in Cornwall.

Map of how to get from Santander to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 485.2 miles
  • Duration: 21h 21m

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Cornwall, England?

You can take a bus from Santander to Cornwall via Bilbao, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 32h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bilbao to Newquay via Southend
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Bilbao to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Bilbao to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £360
Flights from Bilbao to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £700
Flights from Bilbao to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bilbao to Newquay via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Advanced Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £95
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £15
Advanced Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Par
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £22
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Cornwall
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Speedee Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 717 273
Website
speedtaxi.co.uk
Silverline Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 242424
Sherford Taxi
Phone
+44 1752 484 484
Website
sherfordtaxi.com
Plymouth Taxis
Phone
+44 1752 606 060
Website
plymouthtaxis.com

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Ryanair, Flybe and Eurowings offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Newquay Airport.

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