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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bilbao (BIO) BER - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

€56 - €182

Cheapest option

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Biarritz (BIQ) BER - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

€55 - €341

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Fly to San Sebastian  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to San Sebastian (EAS) BER - EAS

€63 - €188

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Pamplona (PNA) BER - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

€100 - €205

Fly to Pau, train  •  10h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Pau (PUF) BER - PUF
  2. Take the train from Pau to Hendaye

€95 - €318

Train  •  18h 46m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Massy Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye Tgv

€325 - €508

Bus  •  29h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Gütersloh central bus station 1338
  2. Take the bus from Gutersloh to San Sebastian

€133 - €187

Train, night train, bus  •  34h 22m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  2. Take the night train from Brandenburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Nj
  3. Take the bus from Zürich to San Sebastian

€158 - €225

Drive  •  16h 49m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian 1926.6 km

€200 - €310

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and San Sebastian is around 27h 25m and covers a distance of around 2085 km. The fastest train normally takes 27h 25m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Amara-Donostia. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
27h 25m
Fastest train time:
27h 25m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:15
Last train departs at:
15:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian train schedules

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International entry into Spain from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Sebastian is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Sebastian is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in San Sebastian is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

Yes, entry into Germany from Spain is currently restricted.

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian is to fly and bus which costs €55 - €190 and takes 4h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian is to fly and bus. Taking this option will cost €55 - €350 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at San Sebastian via Gutersloh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Amara-Donostia via Berlin Hbf, Offenburg, Strasbourg, Massy Tgv and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 46m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and San Sebastian is 1527 km. The road distance is 1926.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian without a car is to train which takes 18h 46m and costs €320 - €550.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian is to fly which takes 6h 4m and costs €60 - €190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €320 - €550 and takes 18h 46m, you could also bus, which costs €130 - €190 and takes 29h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian.
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  • Distance: 1526.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and San Sebastian, Spain?

British Airways, Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian via Berlin Hbf, Offenburg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Strasbourg, Massy Tgv, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 18h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pamplona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pau via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pau via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to San Sebastian via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Biarritz via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Massy Tgv to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Gutersloh to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Gütersloh central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zürich to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
iberocoach.com

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian is 1927 km. It takes approximately 16h 49m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to San Sebastian.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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