Bilbao - Santander


What to do

Travel by coach from Bilbao to Santander with ALSA for a quick, comfortable and pleasant journey. Only ALSA offers you the chance to travel from Bilbao to Santander by coach at the best rate guaranteed. And if you buy your tickets in advance at you can avail of our cheapest deals.


This Basque city boasts a mixture of old and new, from the Guggenheim Museum to the city’s old quarter. Taking a stroll through the city centre you can't help but notice the Church of San Antón and the Merced Bridge, as well as many other impressive buildings and architecture. There are also lots of museums and theatres offering a great selection of events all the year round. As you stroll around you will notice a great selection of restaurants and bars where you are sure to want to try the delicious traditional dishes, not to mention the pintxos.


The capital of Cantabria oozes elegance and tranquillity with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Puerto Chico is the current marina and it still preserves its old structure, filling the area with charm and tradition and housing a number of bars and pubs where you will find some of the best fish and seafood. El Sardinero beach offers a great atmosphere, and nearby you’ll find the stately Magdalena Palace, located on the peninsula of the same name. As you walk around the centre you will want to stop to admire the Cathedral, the Church of the Annunciation, the Corbán Monastery, and the Santa Cruz Convent.

Information on buses from Bilbao to Santander

  • Ticket price from: 6.89 €
  • Frequency of buses: 26 daily
  • First bus leaves at: 01:45
  • Last bus leaves at: 23:15

Bus stations


Coaches travelling from Santander to Bilbao depart from either the Estación Termibus bus station, located on Gurtubay Kalea, 1.

All stations are connected to the public transport network and have public parking.


Your journey will end at the Estación de Autobuses de Santander bus station, located on Calle Navas de Tolosa, s/n.