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There are 10 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia by bus, plane, shuttle, train 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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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Split  •  9 h 4 min

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

$126 - $374

Cheapest option

Bus Atlassib  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Zagreb 4

$65 - $130

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 4 min

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

$206 - $355

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Zagreb  •  9 h 20 min

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

$113 - $351

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Split  •  8 h 44 min

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

$199 - $728

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Venice (VCE) BIO - VCE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$128 - $711

Fly San Sebastian to Zagreb  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Zagreb (ZAG) EAS - ZAG

$132 - $604

Train  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  5. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$373 - $503

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Zagreb

$212 - $303

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Zagreb 1150.1 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 28 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is to bus and fly which costs 170€ - 650€ and takes 8 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia. However, there are services departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Zagreb via Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Croatia is 1524 km. The road distance is 1840.2 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia without a car is to train which takes 25 h 51 min and costs 320€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from San Sebastián station.

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

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is to fly which takes 8 h 55 min and costs 110€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 440€ and takes 25 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 28 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 952.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

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

Iberia flies from Donostia / San Sebastián to Velika Gorica 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Zagreb via Hendaia, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 25 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Munich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from San Sebastian to Zagreb via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Biarritz to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Biarritz to Split via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Biarritz to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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 San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Padova
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Padova to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
28 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Bilbao Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is 1840 km. It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia.

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Air France, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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