There are 7 ways to get from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$101 - $316

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to San Sebastian Ouibus

$24 - $70

5 alternative options

Train to Marseille, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) MRS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$108 - $309

Train to Marseille, fly to San Sebastian  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to San Sebastian (EAS) MRS - EAS

$115 - $408

Train to Marseille, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) MRS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye

$100 - $302

Train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Nîmes
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic

$113 - $181

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián 418.4 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train and fly and bus which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Donostia / San Sebastián is 550 km. The road distance is 669.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avignon and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Avignon Centre and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Nîmes, Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

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

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Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Port Bou station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 344 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Avignon to Donostia / San Sebastián via Nîmes, Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 10 h 58 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Marseille to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Marseille to San Sebastian via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 Avignon Centre to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Bus operators
ALSA
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 Avignon to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon City Centre to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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