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There are 8 ways to get from Santander to Perpignan by bus, plane, train, night bus, night 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.

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Barcelona, train  •  7 h 10 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 Perpignan

$74 - $198

Cheapest option

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

$58 - $99

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Fly Santander to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Toulouse (TLS) SDR - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Perpignan

$158 - $397

Fly Santander to Perpignan  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Perpignan (PGF) SDR - PGF

$124 - $492

Train  •  10 h 34 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 Perpignan Tgv / ...

$158 - $229

Night bus, train, night train  •  12 h 42 min

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

$89 - $144

Bus via Lleida  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Lleida
  3. Take the bus from Lleida to Perpignan

$70 - $101

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Perpignan 464.6 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Perpignan is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Perpignan is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 2 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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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Perpignan. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Perpignan via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 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 train which takes 10 h 34 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Santander to Perpignan, including transfers.

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

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Santander to Perpignan train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Santander station.

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The best way to get from Santander to Perpignan is to fly which takes 11 h 21 min and costs 100€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 10 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Perpignan.
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  • Distance: 344.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

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

Ryanair, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Santander to Perpignan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Perpignan via Madrid-Chamartin, Madrid Chamartín, Madrid Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Barcelona Sants in around 10 h 34 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
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 6 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
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 6 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Santander to Perpignan via Madrid, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Santander to Perpignan via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Santander to Perpignan via London Stansted, Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Santander to Perpignan via Madrid, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Perpignan via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
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 Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Narbonne to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
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
Night train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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 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 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
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
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Santander to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
$26 - $31
Website
Autobuses La Union
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
monbus.es

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Santander to Perpignan train services, operated by inOui TGV, 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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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 1364+ hotels available in Perpignan. Prices start at $59 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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