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Santander airport car hire

Airport Code: SDR

The capital and largest city of the province of Cantabria, Spain, Santander is a tragically overlooked coastal gem. Seated right on the ocean, it features a small historic center and a handful of quaint beaches well worth a visit. Book a car hire from Santander Airport to explore Cantabria, Spain.

The Santander Airport runs mostly domestic flights and is a fast and convenient option to add Santander to your Spanish business trip. The airport offers daily flights from Madrid and Barcelona, as well as weekly flights from Alicante, Gran Canaria, Sevilla, and many other Spanish cities. It also offers several international flights from all around Europe. No matter where you’re flying in from you can reserve a Santander Airport car hire to await your arrival.

It's easy to hire a car in Santander Airport. Car rental companies at Santander Airport are conveniently located for service. After leaving the arrival area at you will find guiding signs showing the way to your car rental company counter.

Due the high amount of interesting sites in Santander, opt to hire a car for your visit to Santander and get to tour the sites at your own schedule.

After collecting your rental car in Santander Airport head to the city in a short drive and begin your trip in comfort and freedom

Our car hire search engine will find for your great deals and car rental discounts in Santander Airport. Book 7 seater, 9 seater, luxuty car or any type of car rental vehicle in Santander Airport to accommodate your needs.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Santander, Spain

Airport Code: SDR



Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 181,589


Palacio de la Magdalena

Santander car hire

Without a doubt the most popular tourist attraction in the city, the Magdalena Palace is a must see during your visit. It was once used as a summer getaway for Spanish royalty.

Museo Taurino

Feel like you've just stepped into the ring (literally) at Santander's Bullfighting Museum, Museo Taurino. Located in the lower floor of the town's bullring it is full of posters, photos and paintings, and colorful suits which once adorned bullfighters from all over Spain. Take your Santander car rental over to the western part of the city near the Plaza de Mexico.

Day Trips


There are some great beaches for surfing in the Cantabria region. Check out the beaches of Somo, Los Locos in Sunces near Torrelavega and Meron in San Vicente de la Barquera.

Ferry Ride

Park your car hire in Santander and take a ferry ride along the coast of Spain. Enjoy the ocean views or make it a fun daytrip to another coastal city.

Santillana del Mar

Visit the picturesque town of Santillana del Mar, renowned for its medieval architecture. The town has many historic houses and Palaces to see, as well as some pretty impressive old churches. Reserve a cheap car hire for Santander online and enjoy your tour of the smaller towns like Santillana del Mar in the area.

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Santander, Spain

  • Iberia
  • Ryanair
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