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There are 8 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona 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.

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Train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Zaragoza-Delicias Alv
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Girona Ave

62€ - 112€

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Bus via Lleida  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Lleida
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to Girona L-28 / ...

28€ - 70€

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Bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from San sebastian to Narbonne
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to Girona 655 / ...

77€ - 103€

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona 636.5 km

65€ - 100€

Fly San Sebastian to Barcelona, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona

57€ - 248€

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Barcelona, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona

55€ - 332€

Bus, bus to Santander, fly to Barcelona, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Bilbao / Termibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Santander
  3. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Barcelona (BCN) SDR - BCN
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona

60€ - 558€

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Perpignan, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Perpignan (PGF) BIQ - PGF
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Girona

127€ - 425€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona is to bus via Lleida which costs 28€ - 70€ and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona. However, there are services departing from San sebastian and arriving at Girona via Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian/Donostia and arriving at Girona via Zaragoza-Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Girona is 419 km. The road distance is 636.5 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona without a car is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from San sebastian station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from San Sebastian/Donostia station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 9h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona.
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  • Distance: 419.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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

You can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona via Zaragoza-Delicias in around 7h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona via Narbonne in around 9h 29m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Perpignan via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
40€ - 55€
Promo+
47€ - 51€
Flexible
65€ - 85€
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
10€ - 14€
Promo+
15€ - 17€
Flexible
25€ - 35€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Girona
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San sebastian to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Narbonne to Girona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Lleida
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Phone
+34 972204868
Email
teisa-bus@teisa-bus.com
Website
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Lleida to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 30€
Schedules at
teisa-bus.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Bilbao / Termibus
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
pesa.net
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
10€ - 17€
Website
Lurraldebus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bilbao, Bilbao to Santander, Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Girona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona is 636 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Girona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 969+ hotels available in Girona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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