There are 10 ways to get from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly A Coruna to San Sebastian  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to San Sebastian (EAS) LCG - EAS

$114 - $556

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Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to San Sebastian Ouibus

$25 - $70

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Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$85 - $333

Fly A Coruna to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Bilbao (BIO) LCG - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$80 - $294

Fly A Coruna to Pamplona, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Pamplona (PNA) LCG - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia

$171 - $415

Fly A Coruna to Biarritz, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Biarritz (BIQ) LCG - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$67 - $297

Train to Vigo, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from A Coruna to Vigo Urzaiz
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$72 - $301

Train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from A Coruna to San Sebastian Ic

$100 - $130

Trenhotel, train, bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de San Cristóbal to León
  2. Take the train from León to Basurto - Hospital
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$86 - $188

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián 406.1 miles

$75 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from A Coruña/La Coruña and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from A Coruna and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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The distance between A Coruña and Donostia / San Sebastián is 519 km. The road distance is 649.7 km.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 11 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from A Coruña/La Coruña station.

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A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from A Coruna station.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from A Coruna Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Map of how to get from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 324.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between A Coruña, Spain and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europa fly from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián every 2 hours. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from A Coruna to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from A Coruna to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from A Coruna to San Sebastian via Sevilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from A Coruna to San Sebastian via Valencia, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Madrid, Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Madrid, Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from A Coruna to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from A Coruna to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from A Coruna to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from A Coruna to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from A Coruna to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Vigo Urzaiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de San Cristóbal to León
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from León to Basurto - Hospital
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Lurraldebus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
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 Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.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
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 A Coruna to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Yes, the driving distance between A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián is 650 km. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from A Coruna Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your A Coruña to Donostia / San Sebastián train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 1120+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from A Coruña to A Coruna Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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