How To Arrive
For directions to ACORDE by car from outside of the city there are two options:
- Via highway A-67 (if coming from west or south). Take exit 199B for N-611 toward Cuatro/Caminos. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto N-611. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Calle Camarreal-Ojaiz/N-611. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Calle Camarreal-Ojaiz/N-611. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Calle Camarreal-Ojaiz/N-611. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Calle el Castro/N-611. Turn left onto Calle el Castro.Turn left to stay on Calle el Castro.
- Via highway A-8 (if coming from the east). Exit A-8 in order to take S-10 and use the right lane to take the ramp to N-623/Burgos/N-611/Palencia. Take N-611 to Calle el Castro in Santander. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Calle Jerónimo Sainz de la Maza,Slight right to stay on Calle Segundo López Velez. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Calle Cajo/N-611. Turn right onto Calle el Castro. Turn left to stay on Calle el Castro.
There are a lot of buses that connect Madrid, Bilbao, Hendaya/Irun, with Santander. The bus company that connects Hendaya-Bilbao-Santander, Madrid-Santander and Barcelona-Santander is ALSA (www.alsa.es phone: (+34) 902 42 22 42).(+34) 942 33 33 33).
There are many trains that connect Santander and Madrid, with an average travel duration of 4:40 hours, operated by Spanish company RENFE (phone: Santander (+34) 942 280202 and Madrid (+34) 91 3289020). For more information visit www.renfe.es.
From Madrid's airport use the bus, metro or taxi to go to Madrid-Chamartin train station. There are bus lines that connect the airport to the Plaza de Colon. From there to the train station there are different possibilities: buses, subways, taxis.
All trains arrive at the same train station at Santander, in the center of the city. Once there, use the urban bus service to arrive ACORDE, at 100 meters distance, or the Santander taxis service (phone: (+34) 942 33 33 33).
Santander's airport (tlf: (+34) 942 251004), at five kilometers from the center of the city, has connections with Brussels, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Milan, London, and Rome. From within Spain, flight time to Santander airport is approximately one hour duration. Visit Iberia (www.iberia.com), Iberia Air nostrum (www.airnostrum.com), and Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) for more information.
There is a bus service from the airport to the center of the city each 30 minutes, and the duration of the travel is 15'. You can consult it here.
Bilbao's airport in the city limits of Loiu, has connections with Brussels, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Lisbon, London, Marrakesh, Munich and Paris, apart from inner-country connections; and it is at about 100kms far from Santander, but this distance can be easily covered trough highway in about one hour. Bus company ALSA covers this route (www.alsa.es phone: (+34) 902 42 22 42).
Several taxis go from the airport to ALSA station in Bilbao (Plaza Amezola). As an option, a taxi can be taken directly from Bilbao to Santander.