Santander car hire

Santander car hire is the best way to explore the magnificent coastal city in the heart of the Cantabria region of Spain. SIXT provides affordable luxury and great prices on an all-star fleet of new vehicles. With brands such as Mini, BWM and Jeep, explore the coastal roads in a convertible, or take to the surrounding mountain areas in a high power 4x4. Hiring a car in Santander is easy. There’s a SIXT branch at the airport and our English-speaking staff can put a package together to best suit your itinerary with friendly 24/7 service. With jaw-dropping scenery and cultural splendour to take it at every turn, this stunning, remote city is waiting for you to explore. 


SIXT services in Santander

textWhether seeing Santander for a quick stop over or coming for a longer break, choose from convenient short-term rentals, weekend rentals or long-term rentals for your Santander car hire. Handy additional extras such as child seats, sat navs, or second driver options are available to make your trip all that much easier. Hatchbacks, saloons, convertibles and 4x4s are all yours for the taking, ensuring reliability and the confidence to know that your car hire is the easiest part of planning your trip. 

SIXT services in Santander

Good to know when visiting Santander

One-Way Car Hire

A different drop-off location is usually possible, simply select a different drop-off branch to check. This must be organized beforehand, or charges can apply. 

Available Extras

If you need extra assistance during your trip then be sure to take advantage of available sat navs, child seats, extra driver options, and more!    

Under 25 Car Hire

In Spain the minimum rental age is 18 years old, the driver must hold a valid licence for at least a year and choice of cars may be limited. 

What to do while in Santander

Santander is a hidden gem of the coastal regions. Large enough for great entertainment, this pristine city contains beauty, charm and history. Apart from the many stretches of beaches and a vast selection of restaurants, highlights include the major art destination, Centro Bodin, offering visitors a chance to see world-class pieces. Visit Santander Beach and spend the day relaxing or surfing or take a short drive in your hire car up to the Magdelena Peninsula and see the former royal palace and breathtaking views. 

Summer in Santander

With gorgeous Spanish sunshine in the summer months, Santander is surrounded by water and beauty. Drive to beaches such as Playa Sardinero or Playa de Mataleñas and get the true Spanish holiday experience. Visit the El Faro Lighthouse and stop for lunch at one of the many seafood restaurants on the way back to the lively city. Nightlife really comes alive much later in Spain, so visit the Calle Rio de la Pila region and enjoy nightclubs that range from trendy bars to wine and cocktail lounges. 


  • Rated 4.4 out of 5 from 110 Ratings

koly w.

Outstanding service recieved, the lady on the desk spoke good English and helped us through the whole process, making this a swift procedure. I can highly recommend to anyone wanting a vehicle from Santander Airport. Many thanks

Mikael H.

Great service, good prices and nice cars!

Rieder Z.

quickbut thprough handover, nice communication.

isy2204 r.

Very good experience with Sixt, amazing price value and a perfect car, that was quite new! Very recommended!

Mateusz a.

Sara was very friendly, excellent English speaker. The rental terms and conditions were clearly explained with special attention to important info, like dates, prices, and excess costs. You get a printed receipt with all information as well. The car was almost brand new, clean, feature-rich Nissan Micra with negligible scratches (written down in your receipt). Driving was very smooth with no issues. There were no hidden costs or additional charges after rental.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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