Local transport


There is no direct train to the airport, but there is a regular bus service to the Santander railway station. From this station there are regular trains to Madrid and Valladolid. For more information please go to the Renfe website (tel. +34(0)942 211 687). If you would like to go to Bilbao or Oviedo by train, then visit the Feve website (tel. +34(0)942 240 202).

Car and bus

The airport is located about 5 kilometers south of Santander and about 100 kilometers from Bilbao. Take the A8 from the airport to Santander or Bilbao.

Every half an hour there is a bus to Santander Center. A ticket costs about EUR 2.00 and the trip takes 15 minutes. There are also intercity bus services (ALSA) to several cities, such as Bilbao (EUR 6.00), Oviedo and Santiago de Compostela. ALSA also offers a night bus service to Madrid. One of its stops is Madrid Barajas Airport's terminal 4. For more information about the (ALSA) busses from Santander Airport contact tel. +34(0)942 211 995 or tel. +34(0)902 422 242 or visit the ALSA Website.

Car rental Santander Airport

The airport has several car rental agencies: Atesa, Europcar, Hertz and Sol-Mar. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares prices of several car rental agencies simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available opposite the terminal. A trip to Santander costs about EUR 20.00. You can book a taxi at tel. +34(0)942 333 333.

Parking at the airport

In front of the terminal there is a large parking lot with 785 parking spaces. Parking for one day costs EUR 8.90. From the fifth day onward the rate changes to EUR 3.55 per day. For more information about parking at Santander Airport tel. +34 (0) 942 202 425.