There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$231 - $288

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Fly Charleroi to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Biarritz (BIQ) CRL - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$39 - $185

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses

$179 - $240

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia N743 / ...

$40 - $110

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián 700.9 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Brussels to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bilbao (BIO) BRU - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$58 - $333

Fly Brussels to San Sebastian  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to San Sebastian (EAS) BRU - EAS

$127 - $335

Fly Brussels to Biarritz, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Biarritz (BIQ) BRU - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$110 - $456

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Biarritz (BIQ) LIL - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$161 - $556

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$154 - $442

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Donostia / San Sebastián is 964 km. The road distance is 1121.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián is 1121 km. It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to drive from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 602.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux and Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés in around 15 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brussels to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $240
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bruselas to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
39 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Lurraldebus
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

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