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There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Zarautz by bus, train or car

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Bus via Bilbao  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Zarautz Largo Recorrido

$28 - $44

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Train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Zarautz Fcc

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Zarautz

$22 - $35

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Santander to Zarautz 115.7 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Zarautz is to train which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Zarautz is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santander and arriving at Zarautz. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santander to Zarautz. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Zarautz via Zazpikaleak-Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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The distance between Santander and Zarautz is 134 km. The road distance is 185.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Zarautz without a car is to bus which takes 3h 3m and costs 23€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Santander to Zarautz, including transfers.

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

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Santander to Zarautz train services, operated by Renfe Feve, depart from Santander station.

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The best way to get from Santander to Zarautz is to bus which takes 3h 3m and costs 23€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Santander to Zarautz.
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  • Distance: 83.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Santander to Zarautz via Bilbao in around 3h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Santander to Zarautz via Bilbao and Zazpikaleak-Bilbao in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Zazpikaleak-Bilbao to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Euskotren
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to Zarautz
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
Lurraldebus

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

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Santander to Zarautz train services, operated by Euskotren, arrive at Zarautz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Zarautz is 185 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Santander to Zarautz.

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