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There are 3 ways to get from Santander to Morocco by train, bus, car ferry or car

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, car ferry  •  28 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Almería Puerto
  3. Take the car ferry from Almería to Nador
  4. Take the bus from Nador to Casablanca

$151 - $341

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

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

$232 - $363

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Tarifa
  2. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
  3. Drive from Tangier to Casablanca

$192 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Morocco is to train and bus and car ferry which costs 130€ - 300€ and takes 28 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Morocco is to drive and car ferry which costs 160€ - 310€ and takes 14 h 19 min.

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The distance between Santander and Morocco is 1402 km.

The best way to get from Santander to Morocco without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 28 h 2 min and costs 130€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 28 h 2 min to get from Santander to Morocco, including transfers.

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Morocco is 1 h behind Santander. It is currently 6:05 PM in Santander and 5:05 PM in Morocco.

There are 44+ hotels available in Morocco. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Morocco.
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  • Distance: 876 miles
  • Duration: 28 h 2 min

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Morocco?

There is no direct connection from Santander to Casablanca. However, you can take the train to Madrid-Chamartin, take the walk to Madrid Chamartín, take the train to Madrid Méndez Álvaro, take the walk to Madrid, take the bus to Almería Puerto, take the walk to Almería, take the car ferry to Nador, take the walk to Nador, then take the bus to Casablanca. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Santander to Casablanca via Valladolid Campo Grande, Valladolid, Casablanca, and Casa Voyageurs in around 2 days 5 h.

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 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Madrid to Almería Puerto
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $35
Schedules at
busbam.com
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Nador to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
ctm.ma
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 Valladolid to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Almería to Nador
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$95 - $210
Seating
$45 - $75
Balearia
$50 - $75
Lobby Bar
$45 - $85
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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