Santillana del Mar hitchhiking and transport tips
Sanillana del Mar hitchhiking and transport tips
The closest airport to Santillana is Santander – Parayas, Aeropuerto Internacional de Santander located 30 km away to the east. The airport offers numerous domestic services (Madrid, Barcelona, Málaga, Seville) and flights to a few international destinations (London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam).
Bus services to and from both Santander and Torrelavega are relatively frequent. La Cantabrica runs various buses daily from Santander, also stopping in Torrelavega, Puente San Miguel, Comillas and San Vicente de la Barquera amongst others. Transporte de Cantabria offers a more frequent, and more or less direct route, to Santillana from Torrelavega.
There is no train station in the town however it is possible to take the FEVE train to either Puente San Miguel or Torrelavega and take a bus from there.
Santillana is situated on the coastal CA-131 which can be reached by the motorway A-67 from Torreblanca or Polanco or alternatively from the A-8 (motorway of Cantabria) at various points.
Santillana del Mar hitchhiking is easy. Simply walk to one of the spots on the map and stick your thumb out.
written by: Jon