There are 11 ways to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly Aberdeen to Biarritz, bus  •  9 h 2 min

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

$104 - $509

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Fly Aberdeen to Bilbao, bus  •  9 h 56 min

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

$86 - $395

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  10 h 5 min

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

$127 - $282

Fly Aberdeen to Bordeaux, train  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bordeaux (BOD) ABZ - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye

$141 - $217

Fly Aberdeen to Pau, train  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Pau (PUF) ABZ - PUF
  2. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne

$230 - $961

Train  •  21 h 10 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 - $638

Night train, bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Aberdeen to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$127 - $195

Bus  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$103 - $152

Train, bus  •  33 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 702
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$280 - $419

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

$440 - $577

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs £75 - £120 and takes 32 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs £75 - £390 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at San Sebastian via Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 35 min.

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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 21 h 10 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Donostia / San Sebastián is 961 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 21 h 10 min and costs £230 - £490.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 21 h 10 min and costs £230 - £490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 32 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 961.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

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 21 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián via London Victoria Coach Station and Londres Victoria Coach Station in around 32 h 35 min.

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 Biarritz via Birmingham, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $470
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 Bergen, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via London Heathrow, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
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
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Pau via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Aberdeen to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, 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 10 min
When
Monday, 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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Birmingham, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
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
$21 - $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 Reading
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $180
Anytime Single
$200 - $310
Off-Peak Single
$230 - $350
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
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
lner.co.uk
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
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
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.

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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
Train from Pau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Aberdeen to London Euston
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$60 - $95
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
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
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
pesa.net
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
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
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
Condor Ferries

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There is no direct flight from Aberdeen Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián is 1 h ahead of Aberdeen. It is currently 4:41 PM in Aberdeen and 5:41 PM in Donostia / San Sebastián.

Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Hendaye station.

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British Airways, Swiss, Hop! and four other airlines offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1165+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 42 min and costs £3.

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