There are 9 ways to get from Santander to Nice by bus, plane, train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, bus to Biarritz, fly to Nice  •  6 h 39 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 Nice (NCE) BIQ - NCE

$105 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Cannes, Cannes K784

$65 - $144

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Nice  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Nice (NCE) BIO - NCE

$84 - $294

Fly Santander to Marseille, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Marseille (MRS) SDR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville

$86 - $311

Bus, train via Bordeaux City Center  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$142 - $210

Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$233 - $335

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Niza K784

$71 - $148

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Marseille
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$144 - $207

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Nice 687.1 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Nice is to bus which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 17 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Nice is to bus and fly which costs 85€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Santander and Nice is 891 km. The road distance is 1099.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Santander to Nice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Nice. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Nice Lycée Massena via Bilbao and Nice Aéroport Promenade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Nice. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Nice Ville via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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

You can take a train from Santander to Nice via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, and Marseille-St-Charles in around 16 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santander to Nice via Bilbao, Niza, and Nice Aéroport Promenade in around 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Marseille via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
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
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Niza
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Marseille
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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