There are 7 ways to get from Coimbra 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to San Sebastian Hot

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses Ouibus

$30 - $110

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián 472.9 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Porto to San Sebastian  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to San Sebastian (EAS) OPO - EAS

$239 - $556

Fly Porto to Bilbao, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bilbao (BIO) OPO - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian

$219 - $402

Fly Porto to Pamplona, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Pamplona (PNA) OPO - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia

$281 - $815

Train to Lisbon, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
  2. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Bilbao (BIO) LIS - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian

$81 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 26€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. and arriving at San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbra-B and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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The distance between Coimbra and Donostia / San Sebastián is 636 km. The road distance is 756.6 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 10 h 21 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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The train from Coimbra-B to San Sebastian takes 10 h 21 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. station.

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Map of how to get from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 397.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 21 min

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

Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h 21 min. Alternatively, Iberocoach operates a bus from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 17 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Porto to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Porto to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Coimbra - Em frente à Central junto à Cruz Vermelha. to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
iberocoach.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 Coimbra to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
pesa.net
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es

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