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

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Recommended

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Irun
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Morcenx

Cheapest

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastian / Donostia
  2. Take the night bus from San Sebastián to Dax

Bus, train via Bilbao

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Morcenx

Train

  1. Take the train from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the train from Zazpikaleak/Casco Viejo-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Morcenx

Drive

  1. Drive from Santander to Morcenx

Santander to Morcenx by bus, night bus and train

The journey time between Santander and Morcenx is around 8h 9m and covers a distance of around 359 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Services are operated by FlixBus, Blablabus and SNCF. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
8h 9m Average Duration
€26 Cheapest Price
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Spain → France
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Morcenx is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Morcenx is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Morcenx is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Last updated: 24 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Morcenx is to bus and night bus which costs €26 - €45 and takes 8h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Morcenx is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Morcenx. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Morcenx via Zazpikaleak/Casco Viejo-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Santander and Morcenx is 241 km. The road distance is 336.8 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Morcenx without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 25m and costs €35 - €65.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Santander to Morcenx, including transfers.

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

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Santander to Morcenx train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Morcenx station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Morcenx is 337 km. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Santander to Morcenx.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Morcenx. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Morcenx.
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  • Distance: 240.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

You can take a train from Santander to Morcenx via Bilbao, Zazpikaleak/Casco Viejo-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, and Hendaye in around 9h 53m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Morcenx
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Bayonne to Morcenx
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Feve
Euskotren
Phone
+34 944 333 333
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak/Casco Viejo-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Euskotren
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Irun
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Santander to San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Night bus from San Sebastián to Dax
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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