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

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Lisbon  •  5h 34m

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

$70 - $278

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Bus Ouibus  •  14h 3m

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

$41 - $82

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Fly San Sebastian to Lisbon  •  6h 28m

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

$94 - $381

Fly San Sebastian to Badajoz, bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Badajoz (BJZ) EAS - BJZ
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport

$207 - $859

Bus Iberocoach  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Lisbon - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais

$98 - $111

Night train  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the night train from San Sebastian to Lisboa Santa Apolonia Hot

$90 - $150

Drive  •  8h 46m

  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 35€ - 75€ and takes 14h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon is to bus and fly which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 5h 34m.

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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 14h 3m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from San Sebastian 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 921.5 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 3m and costs 35€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m 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 6h 28m and costs 80€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 14h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 492.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 13h 40m. Rede Expressos also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Badajoz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Sebastian to Badajoz via Madrid, Tenerife
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from San Sebastian to Badajoz via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Lisbon via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
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
Night train from San Sebastian to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
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
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Bus from San Sebastián to Lisbon Oriente Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
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 Lisbon - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
3 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 - Oriente Station - Santa maria dos Olivais
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Lisbon is 1h behind Donostia / San Sebastián. It is currently 3:59 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián and 2:59 AM in Lisbon.

Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), 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 8h 46m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisbon.

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

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There are 6836+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $51 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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