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There are 8 ways to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  9h 15m

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

$99 - $479

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  9h 32m

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

$86 - $394

6 alternative options

Train  •  17h 12m

  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
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$306 - $601

Night train, bus  •  30h 27m

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

$127 - $188

Bus  •  33h 10m

  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 - $146

Train, car ferry, bus  •  37h 1m

  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 Sebastian

$346 - $756

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  20h 18m

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

$439 - $576

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 46m

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

$294 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs £75 - £120 and takes 33h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs £75 - £370 and takes 9h 15m.

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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 33h 10m.

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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 17h 12m and costs £230 - £470.

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It takes approximately 9h 15m 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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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 17h 12m and costs £230 - £470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 33h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Aberdeen Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m 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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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 961.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 15m

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, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 17h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Donostia / San Sebastián via London Victoria Coach Station and Londres Victoria Coach Station in around 33h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Biarritz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
ScotRail
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
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
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
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 Plymouth
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $360
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Single
$240 - $360
Off-Peak Single
$280 - $420
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Night train from Aberdeen to London Euston
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$202
Sleeper Seat
$60 - $95
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
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
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Donostia / San Sebastián is 1h ahead of Aberdeen. It is currently 9:00 AM in Aberdeen and 10:00 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián.

KLM, Hop!, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1112+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 40m and costs £4.

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