There are 10 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly San Sebastian to Athens  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Athens (ATH) EAS - ATH

$162 - $324

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Athens  •  8 h 42 min

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

$106 - $375

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Irakleion  •  8 h 5 min

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

$137 - $727

Train to Bilbao, fly to Thessaloniki  •  11 h 30 min

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

$142 - $348

Train, bus Georg  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$394 - $500

Bus Georg  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Sébastien to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$418 - $505

Bus, train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Sébastien to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$379 - $485

Train, bus via Grenoble  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Barcelona Sants A / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
  4. Take the bus from Grenoble to Belgrade
  5. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  6. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$276 - $467

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Athens

$173 - $262

Drive  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Athens 2084.4 miles

$500 - $750

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece. However, there are services departing from Saint-Sébastien and arriving at Athens via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Greece is 2055 km. The road distance is 3335.1 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs .

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Saint-Sébastien station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece is to fly which takes 9 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 1:01 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 2:01 AM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece is 3335 km. It takes approximately 31 h 55 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Greece.

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  • Distance: 1284.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Athens 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Athens via Sofia in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Biarritz to Irakleion via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Irakleion via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Biarritz to Irakleion via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Biarritz to Irakleion via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Athens via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Athens via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Biarritz to Irakleion via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bilbao to Thessaloniki via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
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
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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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 Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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
5 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
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 - $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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Saint-Sébastien to Sofia
Ave. Duration
43 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$340 - $430
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from San Sebastián to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Sofia
Ave. Duration
43 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61 - $65
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Grenoble to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
21 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Lurraldebus
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com

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Air Europa, Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Athens Airport.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs .

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