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There are 5 ways to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián by bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gijon / Xixon to San Sebastian

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gijón to Saint-Sébastien 229.8 miles

$11 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Oviedo to San Sebastián Ouibus

$29 - $43

Train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gijón to Miranda de Ebro A
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to San Sebastian A / ...

$72 - $97

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Gijón to Donostia / San Sebastián 230 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gijon / Xixon and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Gijón and arriving at San Sebastian via Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Asturias and Donostia / San Sebastián is 321 km. The road distance is 367.9 km.

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The best way to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 27€ - 45€.

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The bus from Gijon / Xixon to San Sebastian takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gijon / Xixon station.

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Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Gijón station.

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The best way to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 27€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 200.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Gijón to Donostia / San Sebastián 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gijón to Donostia / San Sebastián via Miranda de Ebro in around 8 h 41 min.

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 Gijón to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.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 Gijon / Xixon to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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 Oviedo to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gijón to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Asturias 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 Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián is 368 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Asturias to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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There are 1122+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Asturias and Donostia / San Sebastián. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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