There are 9 ways to get from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián by bus, train, 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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Bus ALSA  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to San Sebastian Ouibus

$16 - $55

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Bus Isilines  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Tarbes
  2. Take the bus from Tarbes to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia 786 / ...

$29 - $42

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic

$79 - $118

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián 269.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Castres to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 52 min

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

$253 - $1,017

Train to Barcelona, fly to San Sebastian  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS

$105 - $321

Train to Toulouse, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Biarritz (BIQ) TLS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$79 - $316

Train to Barcelona, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$99 - $279

Train to Toulouse, fly to San Sebastian  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to San Sebastian (EAS) TLS - EAS

$116 - $255

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Donostia / San Sebastián is 350 km. The road distance is 431.2 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Carcassonne to San Sebastian takes 6 h 45 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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

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Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Castres Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 219 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián via Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 7 h 52 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 Toulouse to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Toulouse to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Flights from Toulouse to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Toulouse to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Castres to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Castres to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Castres to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Castres to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Toulouse to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Toulouse to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 Carcassonne to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Carcassonne to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tarbes to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
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

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Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bayonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián is 431 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Carcassonne to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Castres Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1120+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Castres Airport is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs .

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