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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Bordeaux-St-Jean  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to San Sebastián

$155 - $190

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia 783 / ...

$28 - $140

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Train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses

$216 - $244

Bus Isilines  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Porte de Charenton to Bayonne
  2. Take the bus from Bayona to San Sebastian

$57 - $97

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián 511.1 miles

$110 - $160

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$65 - $325

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$67 - $267

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$75 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 24€ - 120€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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The distance between Paris and Donostia / San Sebastián is 701 km. The road distance is 817.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián is 818 km. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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  • Distance: 437.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris - Porte de Charenton to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Paris Gallieni to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bayona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Porte de Charenton to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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Book your Paris to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with FlixBus, ALSA and two other operators.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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