There are 6 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly from San Sebastian  •  6 h 23 min

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

$87 - $374

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Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Lisboa - Oriente Ouibus

$35 - $55

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Train to Bilbao, fly  •  6 h 48 min

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

$59 - $265

Train, Trenhotel  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Valladolid Campo Grande Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Salamanca Ir / ...
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$116 - $174

Bus Iberocoach  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Lisbon - Sete Rios

$100 - $114

Drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 575.9 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is to fly which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Valladolid Campo Grande, Estación de Salamanca and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 44 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Lisbon is 788 km. The road distance is 921.5 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon without a car is to train and Trenhotel which takes 13 h 44 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from San Sebastián station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 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 Lisbon is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs 70€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 492.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

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, Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Salamanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Estación de Salamanca to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
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 Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Lisbon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lisboa - Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 3:03 PM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 2:03 PM in Lisbon.

Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is 921 km. It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.

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

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There are 6280+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $69 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 32 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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