|Madrid Santander offers a low cost and traditional option via Ryanair and Iberia respectively with both airlines taking just over the hour to fly the route.
Guide to Spanish airlines
Flights with Iberia depart from Terminal 4 whilst Ryanair services leave from Terminal 1 at Madrid airport with arrivals being at Santander airport.
|Departing from Chamartin train station in Northern Madrid there are three services daily operated with comfortable long distance trains. Single ticket prices are 45€ and the corresponding return slightly less than double the single fare at 73€. Both ticket types can be purchased direct from Renfe
|Departing from Avenida America bus station in the North East of Madrid there are six daily services from Madrid to Santander with two of the services being operated by slightly more luxurious Supra+ buses. The extra luxury comes at a price though with the round trip fare being 70€ compared to 50€ for the standard service. One way bus tickets start at just 27€ and all the types of tickets can be purchased online in advance of your trip through Spains online bus ticket portal at Todobus
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