There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian A / ...

$75 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Toulouse Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián Ouibus

$27 - $37

7 alternative options

Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian A / ...

$81 - $112

Bus MonBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to San Sebastian 9315-9722 / ...

$35 - $50

Rideshare  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Saint-Sébastien 355 miles

$34 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián 355.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to San Sebastian  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS

$44 - $251

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián

$37 - $137

Fly to Santander, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santander (SDR) BCN - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani

$45 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 35€ - 220€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Donostia / San Sebastián is 403 km. The road distance is 568 km.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian takes 5 h 33 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart three times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 33 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
monbus.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Book at
blablacar.es

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