There are 10 ways to get from Santander to France by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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, train via Bilbao  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$176 - $246

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santander, Santander to Paris, Paris 783

$61 - $98

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$152 - $185

Bus  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Angers
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus

$114 - $186

Train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Errekalde-Donostia Fcc
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv

$161 - $211

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Paris 636.3 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Santander to Toulouse  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Toulouse (TLS) SDR - TLS

$125 - $344

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Paris CDG (CDG) BIO - CDG

$72 - $292

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Paris Orly (ORY) BIO - ORY

$63 - $304

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
  3. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS

$75 - $276

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and France?

You can take a bus from Santander to Paris via Angers, Paris City Center - Bercy, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 11 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Paris via Bilbao, Zazpikaleak-Bilbao, Errekalde-Donostia, Hendaia, Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, and Montparnasse-Bienvenue in around 14 h 11 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Santander to Toulouse via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bilbao to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Toulouse via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Errekalde-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Angers to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Angers
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Santander, Santander to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and France is 567 km. The road distance is 1018 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to France is to night bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Santander to France is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 260€.

No, there is no direct bus from Santander to France. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Angers and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Santander to France, including transfers.