The Santander International Airport receive flights from various destinations of Europe. Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Cantabria and Ryanair, this provides a large number of flights to and from Santander. The Airport It is located about 5 kilometers east of the city center. You can reach her by bus from ALSA (2 euros), which has a frequency of half an hour from 06:30 to 10:45. A taxi to the city has an approximate fare of 20 euros.
There are services of train from RENFE and of FEVE. The first one you have trains daily from Madrid Y Alicante (with stops at Palencia, Valladolid Y Ávila). In the case of FEVE, has daily trains from Bilbao Y Oviedo. More information see the website of both services:
As to buses, the main companies are ALSA Y Bilman Bus. ALSA It has daily services from Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country, Extremadura, Castilla y León, Zaragoza and Barcelona; and weekly services from Belgium, France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. A trip from Madrid takes 5 hours; from Barcelona (via Zaragoza), 9 hours. There are also 20 daily buses from Bilbao, whose journey takes 90 minutes. Bilman Bus offers daily services from Valencia, Alicante, Cartagena and Murcia. For questions about schedules and rates, check the website of the Santander Bus Station:
By car from Madrid It is accessed by the A-67 via Reinosa. Both the West (Asturias) and the East (Basque Country), the best access is made through the A-8 motorway. The N-611, is the access from Palencia, N-621 is the access from León