There are 7 ways to get from Santander to Sarria by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Lugo

$30 - $55

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Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Palencia A / ...
  2. Take the train from Palencia to Monforte de Lemos Ic / ...

$71 - $106

Train, Trenhotel  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Palencia A / ...
  2. Take the Trenhotel from RENFE Palencia to Sarria Atlantico / ...

$71 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Sarria 280.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Santander to A Coruna, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to A Coruna (LCG) SDR - LCG
  2. Take the train from El Burgo-Santiago to Sarria

$108 - $334

Fly Santander to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) SDR - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme
  3. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Sarria

$149 - $347

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ
  3. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme
  4. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Sarria

$105 - $295

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Sarria. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Sarria via Lugo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Sarria. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Sarria via Palencia and Monforte de Lemos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between Santander and Sarria is 303 km. The road distance is 449 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Sarria without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Santander to Sarria, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Santander to Sarria is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santander Airport to A Coruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Santander to Sarria bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lugo station.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Sarria.
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  • Distance: 189.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Sarria, Galicia, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Santander to Sarria twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Sarria via Palencia and Monforte de Lemos in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Santander to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Santander to A Coruna via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Santander to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Santander to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Santander to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santander to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Santander to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Palencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Monforte de Lemos
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Night train from RENFE Palencia to Sarria
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from El Burgo-Santiago to Sarria
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Sarria
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
renfe.com
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 Lugo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com

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Santander to Sarria train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Monforte de Lemos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Sarria is 449 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Santander to Sarria.

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

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There are 135+ hotels available in Sarria. Prices start at $27 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 .

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