There are 5 ways to get from Santander to Pamplona by bus, rideshare, 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  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Pamplona

$27 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Santander to Pampelune 160.2 miles

$18

3 alternative options

Bus via Bilbao  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación L2

$44 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Pamplona 161 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Pamplona (PNA) SDR - PNA

$166 - $735

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Pamplona, Spain?

Autobuses La Union operates a bus from Santander to Pamplona twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $32 and the journey takes 3 h. ALSA also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Santander to Pamplona 5 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Santander to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Santander to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
La Union
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
La Union
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Santander to Pampelune
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and Pamplona is 190 km. The road distance is 258 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Pamplona is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Santander to Pamplona is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santander and arriving at Pamplona. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

The bus from Santander to Pamplona takes 3 h including transfers and departs twice a week.