Saying Goodbye

Use this free lesson to better understand how to say goodbye to someone in Spanish.

Saying goodbye

Are you wondering how to end a conversation in Spanish, or how to look less confused the next time a Spanish speaker says goodbye? Let's take a look at some of the most common ways to say goodbye to people in Spanish.

Let's take a closer look at some of these phrases. Click the buttons to hear each word, or hover your mouse over the words to see an English translation.

¡Adiós!

¡Hasta luego!

You might already know that adiós means goodbye in Spanish, but it's often a bit too formal to use in everyday conversation. For many Spanish speakers, adiós sounds more final, like farewell. A phrase like hasta luego is closer to a simple bye or see you later.

Good night!

Let's take a closer look at some of these phrases. Click the buttons to hear each word, or hover your mouse over the words to see an English translation.

¡Buenas noches!

¡Buenas tárdes!

As with English, you can adjust your greeting depending on the time of day. Of course, using these phrases at the wrong time of day can lead to a different kind of confusion, as you can see above.

Other ways to say goodbye

Let's take a closer look at some of these words. Click the buttons to hear each word, or hover your mouse over the words to see an English translation.

¡Chao!

¡Hasta pronto!

Just like in English, there are many ways to say goodbye in Spanish. As you become more familiar with these phrases, you'll have a better idea of when to use them and why.

The best way to learn any language is to practice. Now that you know some of the most common ways to say goodbye, try using some of these words the next time you're parting ways with a Spanish speaker.