There are 10 ways to get from Santander to Lagos by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train, bus via Sevilla Santa Justa  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Sevilla Santa Justa Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Lagos Bus Terminal 83

$121 - $216

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Train, bus Ouibus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valladolid to Lagos Ouibus

$61 - $88

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Train, Trenhotel  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande A / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Tunes
  5. Take the train from Tunes to Lagos

$119 - $200

Bus  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Lisbon - Sete Rios
  3. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Lagos 52

$101 - $168

Drive  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Lagos 680.5 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Santander to Sevilla, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Sevilla (SVQ) SDR - SVQ
  2. Take the bus from Seville to Lagos Bus Terminal

$91 - $397

Fly Santander to Faro, bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Faro (FAO) SDR - FAO
  2. Take the bus from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lagos Bus Terminal

$143 - $634

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Sevilla, bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Sevilla (SVQ) BIO - SVQ
  3. Take the bus from Seville to Lagos Bus Terminal

$82 - $305

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Lisbon, train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Lisbon (LIS) BIO - LIS
  3. Take the train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes
  4. Take the train from Tunes to Lagos

$96 - $330

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Jerez, train, bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Jerez (XRY) BIO - XRY
  3. Take the train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
  4. Take the bus from Seville to Lagos Bus Terminal

$114 - $574

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Lagos. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Lagos via Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao and Lisbon Sete Rios Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Lagos. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Lagos via Valladolid Campo Grande, Estación de Salamanca, Coimbra-B and Tunes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 48 min.

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The distance between Santander and Lagos is 819 km. The road distance is 1088.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Lagos without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 9 min to get from Santander to Lagos, including transfers.

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

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Santander to Lagos train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santander station.

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The quickest flight from Santander Airport to Sevilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Santander to Lagos bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lagos station.

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Lagos is 1 h behind Santander. It is currently 10:38 AM in Santander and 9:38 AM in Lagos.

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  • Distance: 511.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 9 min

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Lagos, Faro, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Santander to Lagos via Bilbao, Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao, Lisbon - Sete Rios, and Lisbon Sete Rios Station in around 20 h 48 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Santander to Faro via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Jerez
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Santander to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Santander to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Aeropuerto de Jerez to Sevilla-San Bernardo
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Tunes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Tunes to Lagos
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$4 - $7
Train from Lisboa Oriente to Tunes
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
EVA Transportes
Phone
707 223 344
Email
reservas@eva-bus.com
Website
eva-bus.com
Bus from Seville to Lagos Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Lisbon to Lagos
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
Bus from Faro Airport (FAO) to Lagos Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
eva-bus.com
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 Seville to Lagos
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Sevilla - Plaza de Armas to Lagos
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Seville to Lagos
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Valladolid to Lagos
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios Station to Lagos
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt

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Santander to Lagos train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lagos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Lagos is 1089 km. It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to drive from Santander to Lagos.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Santander Airport to Sevilla Airport.

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There are 2408+ hotels available in Lagos. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santander to Santander Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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