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There are 11 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence 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 Florence  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Florence (FLR) EAS - FLR

$113 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus, train  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...

$71 - $107

9 alternative options

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Florence  •  6h 5m

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

$114 - $434

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Florence  •  7h 3m

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

$117 - $398

Fly San Sebastian to Bologna, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Bologna (BLQ) EAS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$124 - $389

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Bologna (BLQ) BIQ - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$123 - $400

Fly San Sebastian to Pisa, train  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Pisa (PSA) EAS - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$108 - $358

Bus, train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
  5. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  6. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$333 - $433

Train  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants A / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$261 - $375

Bus  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Firenze

$220 - $291

Drive  •  12h 35m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence 829.5 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence is to bus and train which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 21h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence is to bus and fly which costs 95€ - 380€ and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses and arriving at Firenze via Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Barcelona Sants, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 54m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Florence is 1066 km. The road distance is 1327.2 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 37m and costs 280€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence is to fly which takes 7h 29m and costs 95€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 330€ and takes 20h 54m, you could also bus, which costs 190€ - 260€ and takes 34h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence.
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  • Distance: 666.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence via Barcelona Sants, Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 20h 54m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Barcelona, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Madrid, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Biarritz to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Florence via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Florence via Barcelona, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Biarritz to Florence via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from San Sebastian to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Barcelona, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid, Nantes
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Madrid, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Biarritz to Bologna via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Barcelona, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Pisa via Barcelona, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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
45m
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
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 San Sebastián to Genoa
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence is 1327 km. It takes approximately 12h 35m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Florence.

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Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 6130+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 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 21m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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