Plymouth to Santander route map

Maps and driving directions

For passengers taking ferries from Plymouth to Santander, these maps of Plymouth and Santander will help you with driving directions to and from the ports.

Plymouth is less than 3 hours drive away from Cardiff and is easily reached from the West Country, the Midlands and Wales. The map below shows more detailed directions.

Santander ferry port is accessed from the N634 that runs east to west through the city or the N611 leading south. To find the port follow the signs for "Puerto", "Zona Maritma" or "Ferry".



Santander is an historic city built around a natural port, it's a tourist destination in it's own right with a spectacular cathedral and lots to see and do as well as plenty of traditional Spanish restaurants and boutiques. Less than 3km from the city centre there are three, quiet, unspoilt sandy beaches and the beautiful Picos de Europa National Park is only a drive away. Start at Santander to reach holiday destinations across Spain and the South of France enjoying free flowing traffic and beautiful scenery from the comfort of your car.

Driving distances to some popular areas are shown in the table below:

Driving distances from Santander
City Miles (Km)
Alicante 517 (832)
Barcelona 443 (709)
Gibraltar 637 (1021)
Leon, Castilla y León 173 (279)
Lisbon 517 (848)
Madrid, Madrid 243 (399)
Marbella 630 (1014)
Porto 405 (648)
Salamanca, Castilla y León 226 (364)
Santiago 474 (763)
Valladolid, Castilla y León 155 (250)
Vigo 314 (505)
Zaragoza, Aragon 249 (401)
Biarritz, Aquitaine 150 (246)
Bordeaux, Aquitaine 272 (437)
Toulouse, Midi Pyrénées 327 (537)
Marseille, Provence Côte d'Azur 583 (939)
Nice, Provence Côte d'Azur 685 (1103)

Holidays in Spain

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Driving in France

Have a look at our driving in France guide for information on breathalysers, crit'air vignette environmental badge, road signs, speed limits, fuel,  autoroutes, safety camera warnings as well as on-the-spot fines.