There are 7 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon by bus, plane, night train or car

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Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Lisbon (LIS) BIO - LIS

54€ - 572€

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Bus via Restauradores  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios N1155 / ...

50€ - 59€

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Fly from San Sebastian  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Lisbon (LIS) EAS - LIS

76€ - 248€

Bus to Pamplona, fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Pamplona
  2. Fly from Pamplona (PNA) to Lisbon (LIS) PNA - LIS

84€ - 232€

Bus  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Conex San Sebastian to Lisbon - 7 Rios Frankfurt - Main station > Mainz > Monpach - Allemagne > Monpach - Luxembourg > Luxembourg > Düdelingen - Luxembourg > Düdelingen - France > Thionville > Metz > Reims > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > Biriatou - France > Biriatou - Spain > San Sebastián > Conex San Sebastian > Bilbao > Valladolid > Salamanca > Ciudad Rodrigo > Fuentes de Onoro - Espagne > Fuentes de Onoro - Portugal > Vilar Formoso > Guarda > Covilha > Fundao > Castelo Branco > Abrantes > Torres Novas > Santarem > Lisbon - 7 Rios

75€ - 110€

Night train  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the night train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

60€ - 80€

Drive  •  8h 46m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 922.9 km

110€ - 180€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is to bus via Restauradores which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 16h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is to bus and fly which costs 50€ - 600€ and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Conex San Sebastian and arriving at Lisbon - 7 Rios. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from San Sebastian/Donostia and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 20m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Lisbon is 788 km. The road distance is 922.9 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon without a car is to bus which takes 14h 30m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Conex San Sebastian station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 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 Lisbon is to fly which takes 6h 44m and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 14h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 788.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon every 3 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Conex San Sebastian to Lisbon - 7 Rios 3 times a week. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 14h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Pamplona to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
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
Night train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
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 San Sebastian to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Conex San Sebastian to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
monbus.es
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from San Sebastián to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
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 Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lisbon - 7 Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 7:43 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 6:43 AM in Lisbon.

Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is 923 km. It takes approximately 8h 46m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.

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Vueling Airlines, Volotea, TAP Portugal and two other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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

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There are 7123+ hotels available in Lisbon. 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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