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

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to San Sebastián 783

$13 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Pessac to San Sebastián Ouibus

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$39 - $58

Rideshare  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Saint-Sébastien 147.9 miles

$12 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián 146.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Donostia / San Sebastián is 203 km. The road distance is 234.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 11€ - 80€.

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The bus from Bordeaux to San Sebastián takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bordeaux station.

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Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 11€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at San Sebastián station.

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

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux to Donostia / San Sebastián every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. TGV also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux Pessac to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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