There are 9 ways to get from Santander to Dublin by bus, plane, car ferry, car, train or bus and ferry

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 to Bilbao, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Dublin (DUB) BIO - DUB

$93 - $263

8 alternative options

Fly Santander to Dublin  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Dublin (DUB) SDR - DUB

$103 - $336

Fly Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) SDR - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$107 - $365

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Dublin  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  3. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Dublin (DUB) BIQ - DUB

$121 - $567

Car ferry, drive  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  2. Drive from Plymouth to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$202 - $552

Car ferry, train  •  34 h 32 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$296 - $746

Bus, bus and ferry  •  38 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$137 - $198

Bus, car ferry  •  44 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
  3. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  4. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk

$237 - $536

Car ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$180 - $649

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Santander to Dublin twice a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Malaga
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Madrid, Liverpool
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Santander to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Biarritz to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Bachelor's Walk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $120
Car
$280 - $390
Car ferry from Bilbao to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.fr
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$250 - $360
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
brittanyferries.ie
Adult
$82
Car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$110 - $140
Car
$340 - $480
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$119
Passenger
$42
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$119
Passenger
$42

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and Dublin is 1112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Dublin is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Santander to Dublin is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs 85€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Dublin via Bilbao and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct ferry from Santander to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Dublin via Portsmouth and Cherbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Santander to Dublin, including transfers.