There are 7 ways to get from Santander to Perpignan by night bus, train, bus, 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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Night bus, train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Santander to Bayonne 783
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Perpignan Tgv

$107 - $151

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Bus Ouibus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Carcassonne
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Perpignan

$28 - $41

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Bus ALSA  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Narbonne
  3. Take the bus from Narbonne to Perpignan

$63 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Perpignan 464.6 miles

$95 - $150

Fly from Santander, train, night bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  3. Take the train from Girona to Figueres
  4. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan

$55 - $251

Bus to Bilbao, fly, train, night bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  4. Take the train from Girona to Figueres
  5. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan

$62 - $189

Bus to San Sebastian, fly, train, night bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Irun
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
  4. Take the train from Girona to Figueres
  5. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan

$84 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Perpignan is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 13 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Perpignan is to fly and train and night bus which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Perpignan via Bilbao and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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The distance between Santander and Perpignan is 551 km. The road distance is 743.4 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Perpignan without a car is to night bus and train which takes 11 h 50 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 50 min to get from Santander to Perpignan, including transfers.

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Santander to Perpignan bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Santander station.

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The quickest flight from Santander Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Santander to Perpignan bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Perpignan is 743 km. It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to drive from Santander to Perpignan.

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  • Distance: 344.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Santander to Perpignan via Bilbao and Narbonne in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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 Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Figueres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Santander to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Irun
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Santander to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Carcassonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santander Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 1789+ hotels available in Perpignan. Prices start at $68 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 12€ - 19€.

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