There are 11 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly San Sebastian to Split  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Split (SPU) EAS - SPU

$145 - $857

Cheapest option

Bus Atlassib  •  28 h 43 min

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

$70 - $140

9 alternative options

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Zagreb  •  8 h 19 min

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

$206 - $355

Fly San Sebastian to Venice  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Venice (VCE) EAS - VCE

$132 - $704

Train to Bilbao, fly to Split  •  10 h 51 min

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

$122 - $368

Train to Bilbao, fly to Zagreb  •  10 h 31 min

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

$109 - $345

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$376 - $521

Train  •  28 h 33 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 Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En

$387 - $553

Bus Ouibus  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob

$88 - $131

Train, bus  •  34 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Zagreb

$197 - $293

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

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

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is to bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 29 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia is to bus and fly which costs 170€ - 310€ and takes 8 h 19 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 Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 43 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, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 33 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 24 h 11 min and costs 310€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 11 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Croatia bus services, operated by Atlassib, 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 10 h 11 min and costs 120€ - 750€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 310€ - 450€ and takes 24 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 28 h 43 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: 10 h 11 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Croatia Airlines and six other airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Zagreb via Hendaia, Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, and Villach Hbf in around 24 h 11 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Sebastian to Venice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from San Sebastian to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from San Sebastian to Venice via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Sebastian to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Biarritz to Zagreb via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $500
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Split via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to Split via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Zagreb via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
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 Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
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
$70 - $100
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
$133
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.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 San Sebastián to Milan
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Ouibus
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lampugnano to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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