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There are 6 ways to get from Sarria to Santander by bus, train, night train, 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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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lugo to Santander

$30 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  9h 35m

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

$71 - $118

Trenhotel, train  •  8h 49m

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

$70 - $98

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Sarria to Santander 281.2 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly to Santander  •  7h 48m

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

$149 - $347

Train, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 27m

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

$104 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Sarria to Santander is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sarria to Santander is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarria to Santander. However, there are services departing from Sarria and arriving at Santander via Lugo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sarria to Santander. However, there are services departing from Sarria and arriving at Santander via Monforte de Lemos, Leon and Palencia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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The distance between Sarria and Santander is 303 km. The road distance is 449.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sarria to Santander without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Sarria to Santander, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sarria to Santander is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 9h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Sarria to Santander.
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  • Distance: 189.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Sarria to Santander twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sarria to Santander via Monforte de Lemos, Leon, and Palencia in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and 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 Monforte de Lemos to Leon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Palencia
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
renfe.com
Train from Palencia to Santander
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Sarria to RENFE Palencia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sarria to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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 Lugo to Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Santander Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarria to Santander is 450 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Sarria to Santander.

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Ryanair, Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Santander Airport.

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Book your Sarria to Santander train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 503+ hotels available in Santander. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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