- Seve Ballesteros-Santander airport
Santander’s airport is located only 9 km from the University of Cantabria. The low-cost airline RYANAIR provides direct domestic connections with Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Sevilla, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca and Canary Islands as well as with European cities such as Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, London, Paris, Milan and Rome. AIRNOSTRUM also provides regular flights with the following Spanish cities: Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca and Las Palmas. Taxi services to and from the airport are available
Links of interest
Santander airport: +34 942202100 www.aena.es
Serviberia: 942400500 (only within Spain)
Ryanair: 807220032 www.ryanair.com
Air Nostrum: 902 400500 www.airnostrum.es
- Bilbao Airport
Bilbao International Airport, only 100 kilometres from Santander, has direct and regular connections with the main European capital cities. There is a continuous bus service between Santander and Bilbao.
RENFE Railway Station is located at the “Plaza de las Estaciones” in the centre of Santander. It offers a daily ALVIA train to Madrid-Alicante, a daily TALGO and express train to Madrid and an Intercity service to Albacete, Alicante, Avila, Madrid, Palencia and Valladolid.
It also offers a regional train service between Reinosa and Santander.
RENFE: +34 902 240202 www.renfe.es
FEVE Railway Station is located at the “Plaza de las Estaciones” and offers regional train services, three daily trains to Bilbao and two trains to Oviedo.
FEVE Cantabria: +34 942 209522 – 942 209566 www.feve.es
Santander Coach Station is located at the “Plaza de las Estaciones”, in the heart of the city.
Tfn.: +34 942 211995 www.santandereabus.com
Direct lines with:
Madrid and Burgos ( Alsa ) +34 942 225318
Barcelona ( Viacarsa ) +34 902 422242
Bilbao ( Alsa ) +34 902 422242
Sevilla, Salamanca, Valladolid and Palencia ( Enarcar ) +34 902 422242
Valencia ( Bilmanbus ) +34 942 319906
There is also an international service operating between Santander and Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Zurich ( Alsa ) +34 902 422242
From Bilbao via the A-8
From Madrid via the A-1 to Burgos and the N-623, crossing the “Puerto del Escudo” mountain pass.
From Barcelona via the N-II to Logroño and joining the A8 in Bilbao.
From Oviedo via the A-66 to Unquera, the A-8 to Torrelavega and finally the A-67 to Santander.
From León via the N-621 and crossing the “Puerto de S. Glorio” mountain pass.
From Palencia via the N611 through “Reinosa” and “Torrelavega.”