Santander has an important infrastructure network that make it easy to get to.


Santander airport "Severiano Ballesteros"

The conference venue is only 7 kilometres away from the airport. The Severiano Ballesteros airport provides both domestic and international flights.
RYANAIR airline offers both domestic flights to Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Málaga, Valencia and Tenerife Sur  and  also to other European cities such us Berlin, Bolonia, Brussels, Budapest, Cork, Dublin, Edimburgh, London, Marrakech, Milan, Rome, Shannon and Vienna.

There are other airlines flying to Santander such us IBERIA (Madrid), AIR NOSTRUM (Madrid, Gran Canaria and Lisboa), VUELING (Barcelona, Tenerife Sur and Palma de Mallorca), VOLOTEA (Valencia, Ibiza, Menorca, Sevilla and Venecia) and WIZZ AIR (Varsovia and Bucarest). Some of these flights are seasonal.

For further information visit its website.

NOTE: There is a 24 hour taxi service available to and from the airport and also a non-stop bus departing from Santander bus station located at "Plaza de las Estaciones" in the city centre.



RENFE. Located at "Plaza de las Estaciones", the RENFE terminal links Santander to Palencia, Valladolid, Madrid and Alicante.

Also, the Renfe Ancho Métrico network links the city to Bilbao, Oviedo, and other Cantabrian towns.

For further information visit its website


The city of Santander is an important shipping port.

Brittany Ferries provides weekly sailings to Plymouth and Portsmouth.

For further information visit its website or call (+34) 942 360 611


The bus station is located in the city centre opposite the Renfe-Adif and Renfe stations. This service allows the city to enjoy both national and international connections.

For further information, please visit "Transporte de Cantabria" website or call (+34) 942 211 995.


From Madrid and the central plateau you can get here on the A-67 via Reinosa. If you come from either east or west your best bet is to come in on the A-8 motorway that borders the Cantabrian Sea.