There are 9 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona by train, bus, rideshare, 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 via Zaragoza Delicias  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$81 - $113

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Barcelone 354.9 miles

$28 - $45

7 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$70 - $90

Bus MonBus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Barcelona 9315-9722 / ...

$30 - $50

Bus HIFE S.A.  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Tarragona
  2. Take the bus from Tarragona to Barcelona - Gran Via 618

$49 - $73

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona 354.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from San Sebastian  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

$43 - $252

Train to Bilbao, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN

$33 - $133

Bus to Santander, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN

$43 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Barcelona is 403 km. The road distance is 567.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The nearest airport to Barcelona is Barcelona (BCN) Airport which is 12.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Girona (GRO) (75.5 km), Reus (REU) (89.3 km), Perpignan (PGF) (161.3 km) and Palma Mallorca (PMI) (209.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 251.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona via Zaragoza Delicias in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
monbus.es
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Tarragona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from Tarragona to Barcelona - Gran Via 618
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
blablacar.es

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