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Reliable Santander Airport Transfer

A realiable Santander Airport transfer


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Reliable and personalised Santander Airport transfers

Santander Airport, officially Seve Ballesteros–Santander Airport, is the only airport in Cantabria in northern Spain. With increasing traffic over the past few years, you can expect a line at the airport taxi rank and crowded buses to the city. To enjoy a smooth, hassle-free arrival you can pre-book a reliable Santander Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups; the travellers’ choice around the world.

Welcome provides top-rated door-to-door service directly to your accommodation with a private, modern vehicle with a professional, English-speaking driver. The booking flow is very simple and it’s worth spending a couple of minutes to book and prepay for your ride online, leaving nothing pending on the day of your arrival at Santander. You’ll receive email updates with your driver’s details and photo and any other important information about your booking to make your experience as smooth as possible.

Booking a round-trip for a Santander Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups will ensure the same level of service on the way back to the airport; that way you can relax even if you have an early-morning flight. Alternatively, your driver can help you book a trip on the day of your arrival; simply ask them before they drop you off.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
25 €
30 €
10 MIN
44 €
53 €
30 MIN
145 €
174 €
65 MIN

Welcome’s Santander Airport transfer fleet

Pre-booking your taxi from Santander Airport with Welcome ensures comfortable and safe transportation for you and your travel party, no matter how big or small.

By filling in the total number of passengers and luggage during the booking process, the most suitable vehicle type to accommodate your needs will be assigned. Our modern sedans are perfect for up to 4 passengers with one carry-on each, while our spacious minivans have enough room for up to 8 passengers and multiple pieces of luggage.

If you’re travelling with young children, you’re welcome to bring your own baby/child seat but you can also request one during the booking; make sure to specify the child’s age so your driver can bring the appropriate equipment.

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Directions to Santander with your taxi from Santander Airport

Santander Airport is only 6.5 km south of the city centre and your Santander Airport transfer will get you there in about 12 minutes in average traffic. Traffic conditions and your exact drop-off location may increase or reduce the driving time; double-check the address you indicate in your bookings so that your driver can plan the best possible route.

After exiting the airport parking, your driver will head southeast on C. Aeropuerto and continue straight until the upcoming roundabout, where you’ll take the first exit. At the next roundabout, you will take the first exit onto the S-10 ramp to Santander/ A-67/ Torrelavega/ Palencia/ Oviedo and continue on S-10 to Santander for the next 3.2 km. You will merge onto S-10, use the right lane to take the ramp to N-623/Burgos/N-611/Palencia/Cuatro Caminos, and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto C. Jerónimo Sáinz de la Maza. At the upcoming roundabout, you will take the first exit and stay on C. Jerónimo Sáinz de la Maza to reach the city centre. Your driver will then follow local roads depending on the exact location of your accommodation.

Pre-booking a top-rated Santander Airport transfer

Arriving at Santander Airport and waiting in line for a taxi or getting onto a crowded bus isn’t the best way to start your trip. Especially if you’re carrying heavy luggage or you’re travelling with toddlers, pre-booking your Santander Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups will ensure a much smoother experience.

In a few clicks, you can book a taxi from Santander Airport directly to your hotel or apartment at a competitive, fixed fare, allowing you to enjoy a stress-free arrival. Your ride will be pre-paid online, saving you the trouble of carrying cash or looking for currency exchange right after landing. Also, booking in advance isn’t restrictive as there is a flexible cancellation policy in place in case your plans change.

All Welcome drivers are English-speaking professionals, who will greet you warmly and offer you top-rated service. You can also enjoy peace of mind, knowing you have 24/7 access to Welcome’s email and phone support in case something doesn’t go as planned.

Typical fare of a taxi from Santander Airport

Official local cabs in Santander use a taximeter to calculate their fares. The authorities set the tariffs, ensuring reliable service and preventing scams. The average fare for a standard taxi from the airport to the city is around €15, including luggage and airport fees.

If you prefer to know the exact cost and set a budget for your trip in advance, you can pre-book your Santander Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups; you’ll pay online by card and avoid hidden fees at the end of the ride.

Frequently asked questions

Do taxis from Santander Airport operate with fixed fares?

The cost of a taxi from Santander Airport taxi isn’t fixed; local taxis are metered, using rates set by the local authorities. There are different tariffs throughout the day and additional fees that you need to take into account. For a Santander Airport transfer to the city, you can expect to pay an average of €15 for up to 4 passengers.

Where will I meet my Welcome driver?

Once you exit the baggage claim area and reach the Arrivals Hall, look for your Welcome driver, who will hold a sign with your name. Before your arrival, you will receive an email with their contact information and photo so it should be easy to spot them in the crowd.

What happens to my booking if my flight is delayed?

In case of an unexpected flight delay, Welcome’s got you covered; your Santander Airport transfer will be operated according to the new flight arrival time. To make that happen, we’ll ask for your flight number during the booking process so that your driver can monitor your arrival. With no further actions on your end, you’ll have a driver meet you upon landing, no matter what. We’ll also notify you of any updates, like a driver change due to a schedule conflict, via email to ensure a smooth experience. Of course, in the event of a schedule conflict, a new driver would be assigned to operate your trip, so you have nothing to stress over!

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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