There are 12 ways to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car or car train

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

Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Biarritz (BIQ) ABZ - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$95 - $458

Cheapest option

Fly Aberdeen to Bilbao, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bilbao (BIO) ABZ - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián

$85 - $384

10 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to Bordeaux, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bordeaux (BOD) ABZ - BOD
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$102 - $159

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bilbao (BIO) EDI - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián

$127 - $271

Fly Aberdeen to Pau, bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Pau (PUF) ABZ - PUF
  2. Take the bus from Pau - Université to San Sebastián

$199 - $913

Train, bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$272 - $562

Train  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$313 - $649

Bus ALSA  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$125 - $220

Bus Ouibus  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to San Sebastián Ouibus

$88 - $180

Train, car ferry, bus  •  37 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the bus from Santander to San Sebastián

$343 - $760

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Donostia / San Sebastián

$275 - $445

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Donostia / San Sebastián

$441 - $578

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs £75 - £120 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs £70 - £350.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Donostia / San Sebastián is 1538 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at San Sebastian via Broxden, Park and Ride and Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Edinburgh, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 20 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián via Broxden, Park and Ride, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and Londres Victoria Coach Station in around 33 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Aberdeen to Pau via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Aberdeen to Pau via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via London Gatwick, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Pau via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Belfast City, Southampton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $370
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Single
$240 - $370
Off-Peak Single
$280 - $420
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $300
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Pau - Université to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$85 - $110
Car
$270 - $380
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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