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Sanitised car hire in Santander Airport

Look out for this icon to see which car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines, the following car hire companies in Santander Airport, Spain offer sanitised rental cars:

At present, none of the car rental companies in Santander Airport have committed to offering sanitised cars.

Sanitised car
This car rental company has committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.
  • ALAMO
  • AVIS
  • BUDGET
  • ENTERPRISE
  • EUROPCAR
  • GOLDCAR
  • HERTZ
  • INTERRENT
  • RHODIUM
  • SIXT
  • THRIFTY

Cheapest car hire in Santander Airport

Mini

Smart Forfour

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.95 EUR/day
Smart Forfour

7 Days rental at 146.70 EUR from 13/12/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 21.08 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 147.56 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.22 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 148.59 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 21.98 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 153.88 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.11 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 154.82 EUR from 13/12/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.12 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 154.84 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.13 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 154.93 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.26 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 155.86 EUR from 13/12/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.33 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 156.33 EUR from 13/12/2021

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in Santander Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Santander Airport

  • Santander Airport is one of the busiest in Northern Spain serving 1.1m passengers in 2018
  • The airport is only minutes from the centre of Santander near the village of Maliano
  • It offers a viable alternative to the ferry crossing from the UK to Santander Port
  • The airport is a major destination for Ryanair who account for 90% of the routes to and from the airport
  • Over the last decade the airport has seen meteoric growth, increasing its business five-fold

Santander Airport car hire reviews

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Rated 3.8 / 5 | 1,800 reviews

Best car rental companies in Santander Airport

8.1
No.1: BUDGET,
based on 2440 reviews
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70
80
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80
32 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.2: SIXT,
based on 2887 reviews
80
80
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70
80
14 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: FLIZZR,
based on 25 reviews
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80
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80
3 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Santander Airport

ALAMO

Feve - Estacion De Tren Plaza De Las Estaciones S/n, Santander, 39002

ENTERPRISE

Calle De Ibaibe 25, Barakaldo, 48902, Vz

AVIS

Nueva Estación Intermodal De Bilbao, Gurtubay St. 1, Bilbao, 48013

ALAMO

Estacion De Tren Entrada Al Parking Por C/ Bailen,22, Bilbao, 48008

ALAMO

Bilbao Aeropuerto * No Retorno De Furgonetas (truck)*, Loiu, Loiu, 48180

AVIS

Estacion De Autobuses Intermodal Gurtubay Kalea, Planta -1, Bilbao, 48013

Santander Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    BUDGET EMEA Corporate
  • € 146.65
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 20.95
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 39
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 7
    Most popular model:
    Seat Leon
  • 136
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Santander Airport

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January€ 27
February€ 28
March€ 35
April€ 34
May€ 33
June€ 35
July€ 64
August€ 68
September€ 42
October€ 32
November€ 32
December€ 60
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January€ 24
February€ 25
March€ 31
April€ 28
May€ 27
June€ 33
July€ 55
August€ 61
September€ 37
October€ 30
November€ 30
December€ 51
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January€ 58
February€ 50
March€ 51
April€ 96
May€ 71
June€ 84
July€ 111
August€ 156
September€ 89
October€ 85
November€ 80
December€ 120
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January€ 39
February€ 35
March€ 46
April€ 55
May€ 44
June€ 43
July€ 68
August€ 101
September€ 51
October€ 41
November€ 43
December€ 78
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January
February
March
April€ 137
May€ 144
June€ 144
July€ 330
August€ 346
September€ 112
October€ 100
November€ 95
December€ 133
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January€ 20
February€ 22
March€ 27
April€ 22
May€ 22
June€ 25
July€ 44
August€ 49
September€ 29
October€ 23
November€ 23
December€ 40
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January€ 36
February€ 39
March€ 55
April€ 63
May€ 46
June€ 45
July€ 83
August€ 121
September€ 53
October€ 46
November€ 50
December€ 70
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January€ 22
February€ 24
March€ 40
April€ 23
May€ 29
June€ 35
July€ 100
August€ 71
September€ 46
October€ 36
November€ 33
December€ 53

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Santander Airport

How much does car hire in Santander Airport cost?

Car hire in Santander Airport costs as little as €21.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €52.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €253.70 per day from ENTERPRISE for a Seat Alhambra.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Santander Airport?

11 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Santander Airport, including HERTZ, RHODIUM, ENTERPRISE, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Santander Airport?

None of the car hire companies in Santander Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Santander Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, BUDGET EMEA Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Santander Airport with a score of 8.1/10

with SIXT Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Santander Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Santander Airport is €156.33 per week from GOLDCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Santander Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in Santander Airport is GOLDCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Smart Forfour available from as little as €146.65 per week.

How much is fuel in Santander Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.5/ltr of petrol and €1.376/ltr of diesel in Santander Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Santander Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Santander Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FLIZZR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Santander Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Mini Elite, Premium and Standard class rental cars in Santander Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Santander Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Santander Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Santander Airport is €332.94 per week from SIXT for a Mini Cooper Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Santander Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Santander Airport at the moment, however GOLDCAR rates start from just €146.65 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €146.65 from GOLDCAR in Santander - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Santander Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Santander Airport is €147.00 per week with an average price of €367.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Santander Airport

Most popular car hire companies in Santander Airport

  • Goldcar (tel: +34 918 341 400)
  • Europcar (tel: 34911505000)
  • Thrifty (tel: 942254144)
  • Hertz (tel: 942 254144)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 34911505000)
  • Rhodium (tel: +34 918 341 400 )
  • Sixt (tel: +34-871180192)
  • Interrent (tel: +34 918 340 262)
  • Alamo (tel: 942251144)
  • Enterprise (tel: 942251144)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Santander Airport

  • Goldcar (C/ Eugenio López Dóriga, 15 Local 2,, Flight numbers are essential, Camargo , 39600, Cantabria)
  • Europcar (PARAYAS AEROPUERTO AVDA. PARAYAS S/N - MALIANO, AVDA. PARAYAS S/N - MALIANO, SANTANDER, 39600)
  • Thrifty (Santander Airport, Santander, 39600)
  • Hertz (Santander Airport, Santander, 39600)
  • Keddy by europcar (PARAYAS AEROPUERTO AVDA. PARAYAS S/N - MALIANO, SANTANDER, 39600)
  • Rhodium (C/ Eugenio López Dóriga, 15 Local 2,, Flight numbers are essential, Camargo , 39600, Cantabria)

Car hire company ratings in Santander Airport

  • BUDGET EMEA: Rated 8.1/10 from 7 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 8.0/10 from 421 reviews
  • FLIZZR: Rated 7.9/10 from 25 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 7.7/10 from 173 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.3/10 from 338 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 7.2/10 from 119 reviews

Santander Airport Mini Guide

Who Flies to Santander?
Santander has been a key point of entry to Spain for decades but most people arrived by ferry with their cars and then drove around northern Spain or headed south to the Costas. Nowadays those who don’t want the long journey or the uncomfortable trip across the bay of Biscay choose to fly with Ryanair to Santander Airport and hire a car when they arrive, fresh and ready to go. Often you’ll save money by using this alternative means of getting around northern Spain. In Santander you’ll find a historic city with lots of museums ready to explain the city’s history to you. It’s got a lot of very nice beaches; twenty four in total, all offering lots of different environments and activities for when it’s not raining and there’s the Magdalena palace, the summer home of Spanish royalty in the 20th century.

How do I get to Santander Airport?
Only three operators fly to Santander Airport; Air Nostrum, Vueling and Ryanair. Ryanair is the only one with flights from the UK. Once you get out of the airport you’ll find it’s only around ten minutes’ drive in a hire car to the city.

What is the Airport Like?
The meteoric rise in passenger numbers meant some serious work needed doing and this was completed in 2009 with an extension to the terminal and refurbishment of the facilities. There are now eight check in desks, three baggage reclaims and seven boarding gates. When you arrive you’ll find three ATMs with a Banco Santander one in the arrivals hall near the four car hire desks. If you need it you’ll also find a police station there as well as a post office.

What can I Expect Whilst Waiting for my Flight Home?
There’s only a single shop called Multitienda but it has many departments so you can stock up on duty free goods, reading material, gifts and also gourmet products from the Cantabria region. In the main part of the airport near departures on the ground floor you’ll find an excellent restaurant called La Barilla which serves many delicious hot and cold dishes, many of them Cantabrian specialities. If you still want something to eat after security then there’s a snack bar called Pic Nic where you can pick up sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Wi-Fi is available on a pay per use basis across the airport.

Many people choose to take their car on the ferry from Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander but it can be a lot cheaper to fly there and then collect a hire car for your stay in Cantabria. Not only will you have the reassurance of a car that’s less than two years old and which has been carefully maintained and cleaned prior to your collection but you also be able to get great rates on car hire at Santander Airport with us.

We will have checked all the available hire car prices at Santander Airport so we can ensure you won’t get a better deal on price or better value. We include a comprehensive package of insurance including collision damage waiver and roadside assistance in our price and even offer you the choice of optional sat-nav, roof bars or child booster seats. We think we’ve thought of everything so it’s now over to you to get your booking completed today. If you hire a car in Spain often, renting one at Santander Airport offers the same great service, availability and affordability.
  • Santander Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 4 special offers for car rental in Santander Airport including;

  • 7% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 7% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • 8% off
    This special price is inclusive of a 8% discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €46.41 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €46.51 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €46.73 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €49.99 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €50.10 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €51.89 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.
  • This price includes a special discount
    This special price is inclusive of a €52.98 discount. Discount is based on standard rate from the car hire agent available from ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GOLDCAR, HERTZ, INTERRENT, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, THRIFTY.

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