There are 5 ways to get from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to San Sebastian Ir / ...

$29 - $45

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to San Sebastian Ouibus

$11 - $95

3 alternative options

Bus via Bilbao  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgos to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián Largo Recorrido

$18 - $180

Rideshare  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Burgos to Saint-Sébastien 136 miles

$11 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián 136.8 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgos and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burgos Rosa de Lima and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Burgos and Donostia / San Sebastián is 177 km. The road distance is 218.8 km.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs .

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The train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to San Sebastian takes 3 h 3 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Burgos station.

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Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Burgos Rosa de Lima station.

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The best way to get from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Map of how to get from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bilbao in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Burgos Rosa de Lima to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Burgos to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Burgos - Estación de Autobuses to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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
Bus from Burgos - Estación de Autobuses to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Burgos to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 Burgos to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Burgos to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burgos to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Book at
blablacar.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián is 219 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Burgos to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Burgos and Donostia / San Sebastián. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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