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How to say goodnight in Spanish

7 Ways to Say Goodnight in Spanish

Saying Goodnight in Spanish is a nice way to close any conversation that you have with other people at nighttime and give you the opportunity to show your goodwill towards the other person you’re talking to, no matter which Spanish-speaking country you happen to be in.

However, there are many ways you can say it, and depending on the situation and context, you need to learn how to phrase it to get positive feedback from your conversations at least 90% of the time.

Here are the most popular expressions you can use to say goodnight in Spanish to anyone you meet, whether it’s on the streets, at a party, or on the internet.

Buenas Noches – Goodnight

This is the most basic way to say goodnight to anyone in any country, and you can use it to address someone in a formal setting when you are ending the conversation and are communicating to them that you need to go somewhere else.

For this phrase, the word “Buenas” is a positive adjective that frames the sentence in a good light, and the word “Noches” refers to the nighttime, that’s why when we combine them together, we can say goodnight to other people in a friendly manner, no matter where we are.

You can use these examples to say goodnight to other people in Spanish during your conversations:

SpanishEnglish
¡Que tengas Buenas Noches!Have a good night!
¡Buenas Noches a todos!Good night everyone!
¡Espero que pases Buenas Noches!I hope you have a good night!
¡Que pases buenas noches!I hope you have a good night!
Woman saying good night on telephone

¡Que Duermas Bien! – Sleep Well

This is a good phrase to use after you have been talking to someone for a long time and when you want to wish them a good night of sleep before they go to bed. You can say this phrase when you are talking to a friend or an acquaintance of yours late in the night, and both are about to go home very soon.

By using this expression, you will be able to say goodnight to the people that you meet every day and at the same time show them that you care about their well-being by wishing they have a good night of sleep with no interruptions.

Try to use one of these examples next time you are saying goodnight to someone in Spanish:

SpanishEnglish
¡Que duermas bien esta noche!Sleep well tonight!
Espero que duermas bien.I hope you sleep well.
Que duermas bien y que pases buenas noches.Sleep tight and have a good night.
Que duermas bien y descanses esta noche.Sleep well and rest up tonight.

Que Descanses Mucho – Have a Nice Rest

This expression can be used to say goodnight in a work environment or social setting where the other person has been very busy with different activities during the day. This is especially effective when the other person is tired or exhausted after a long day and needs to have a good rest for the rest of the night.

Using this expression will also help you show your consideration for the other person that you are talking to and encourage them to go home to get a good night of sleep after working for many hours during the day.

Here are some examples of how to say goodnight in Spanish during your conversations:

SpanishEnglish
Que descanses mucho John.Rest well, John.
Que descanses mucho y que pases buenas noches.Rest up and have a good night.
Que descanses mucho esta noche.Rest well tonight.
Que descanses mucho y que duermas bien.Rest and sleep well.

Hasta Mañana – See You Tomorrow

You can use this phrase to say goodnight to someone who is in your own social circle that you are going to meet tomorrow to do other activities together during the day. You can apply this phrase with any of your clients, coworkers, family members, or close friends that you hang out with every single week.

This phrase can also be used when you are saying goodnight to a potential friend or business partner in Spanish that you want to build a good relationship with and have around to talk to every once in a while.

Use these examples to say goodnight to someone you know in Spanish:

SpanishEnglish
Hasta mañana Nick.See you tomorrow, Nick.
Nos vemos mañana a las 9:00 en punto.See you tomorrow at 9am sharp / on the dot.
Hasta mañana en la tarde.See you tomorrow evening.
Nos vemos mañana en mi casa.See you tomorrow at my place.

Hasta Luego – Goodbye / See You Later

This expression can be used to say goodnight in Spanish to other people no matter the situation or the place that you are at the moment. This expression is perfect for when you are talking to a group of people and want to say goodnight to everybody in just one sentence.

You can also use this expression to say goodnight to someone who you are not going to meet in person for a couple of days and make them remember you when they see you again in the future.

Here are some examples of how you can use this expression to say goodnight in Spanish:

SpanishEnglish
Hasta luego Mark.See you later, Mark.
Hasta luego todos.See you all later.
Hasta luego Frank y que pases buenas noches.See you later Frank and have a good night.
Hasta luego chicos/chicas.See you later folks.
Nos vemos luego.Catch you later.
Medellin night time panorama

Nos Vemos Pronto – See You Soon

You can use this phrase to say goodnight to someone who you are going to meet much later on and don’t have an exact idea of when this is going to happen. This phrase is a good way to communicate that you want to see the other person sometime soon when both of you get the chance to meet and keep talking about the topics you are interested in.

With this phrase, you can also say goodnight in Spanish to a large group of people that share something in common with you and want to have fun together with everyone during parties, events, or other activities over the next few weeks.

Here are a few examples of how you can say this phrase when saying goodnight to someone:

SpanishEnglish
Nos vemos pronto Ryan.See you soon, Ryan.
Espero vernos pronto chicos/chicas.Hope to you all soon.
Nos vemos pronto para continuar la conversación.See you soon (and keep the conversation going).
Nos vemos en las próximas vacaciones.See you next holiday/vacation.

Hablamos Mañana – Talk to You Tomorrow

With this expression, you can say goodnight to any of your close friends, relatives, and people that you personally know when you want to see them tomorrow and continue the conversation that you were having with them that night.

You can use this expression when you don’t have enough time to talk about a specific topic with someone and need to ask more questions to understand everything that is going on. This works great for long conversations, business meetings, debates, and social events that are related to your work or personal life.

Try to use these examples when you want to say goodnight to someone in Spanish and continue your conversation the following day:

SpanishEnglish
Hablamos mañana en la mañana.Let’s chat tomorrow morning.
Hablamos mañana que se está haciendo tarde.Let’s talk tomorrow as it’s getting late.
Mejor hablamos mañana con más calma.Probably better we talk tomorrow when things have calmed down.
Hablamos mañana temprano.Let’s talk early on tomorrow.

Wrapping Things Up

With the help of these expressions, you will be able to say goodnight to anyone in Spanish and also give a positive impression to anyone you are talking to at night time in just a few seconds.

You just need to start practicing using the examples that we gave you in this article with your family and friends to improve your vocabulary very quickly and learn how to speak Spanish one day at a time.

If you want to learn how to speak Spanish more fluently and understand everything that Spanish speakers say during their conversations, check out the other articles that we have available on our website and ask us any questions about the language in the comments below.

Ali Sotillo

My name is Ali Sotillo, and I am a writer and linguist from Venezuela. I teach Spanish to lots of people on the internet and help them speak the language more fluently.

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