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How to get to conference location - Santander (Spain)

By Air
Santander Airport is situated to the east of the city, five kilometres from the centre
Santander Airport:
Tel.: +34 942 20 21 00
Ctra. del Aeropuerto, s/n
39600 Maliaño .

Directions to Santander from the Airport
The airport has direct access to the A-8 Santander-Bilbao dual carriageway, on the exit located five kilometres from the city centre .
Taxi (depending on the final destination, the journey by taxi from the airport to the city centre typically costs between 20 and 25 euros)
Telephone Radiotaxi: 942 333 333

Airport-Bus station :
Stops: Next to the arrivals terminal. .
Journey duration: 15 minutes. Buses depart from the bus station every day at 06:30, 06:50, 07:15 and every half hour until 22:45, which is the last departure. From the airport at 06:40, 07:00 and every half hour until 23:00, which is the last departure.
For more information on timetables and fares, we recommend that you visit the website Transporte de Cantabria.

Information telephone: 942 211 995

Alsa. Airport Service

Alsa links Santander Airport to different locations in the north of Spain: Bilbao, Gijón, Oviedo, Laredo, etc. You can buy bus tickets online, using the booking telephone line, or from the automatic ticket machine in the public arrivals lobby.
For information on destinations, timetables and fares, we recommend that you call the Alsa telephone information service or visit their website -

By Train

If there is no direct flight from your city or country of origin, the best option is to fly to Madrid and take the train to Santander from there (ALVIA). The railway company RENFE offers many train connections to Santander. Depending on the timetable, you can take the ALVIA
Consult the train timetables:

By bus
Numerous coach lines connect Santander with practically all the peninsular cities

Station Bus Santander information:
Navas de Tolosa s/n - 39002 - Santander
Telephone: 952 350 061
More info:

By Car

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Cantabria can be reached by road via four main routes:
. N-634 - the A-road which runs east to west across the province (leading from Vizcaya, through Torrelevega, to Asturias).
. N-611 - access from Palencia 
. N-623 - access from Burgos/Madrid