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There are 3 ways to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean Arcachon - Bordeaux-St-Jean / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to San Sebastián

$66 - $97

Cheapest option

Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Facture Biganos to Hendaye Bordeaux-St-Jean - Hendaye / ...

$43 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián 144.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Arcachon and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Facture Biganos and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Arcachon and Donostia / San Sebastián is 162 km. The road distance is 230.7 km.

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The best way to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 22m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Facture Biganos station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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There are 1096+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

SNCF operates a train from Arcachon to Donostia / San Sebastián every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 14m.

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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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arcachon to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Facture Biganos to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
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