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

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Villalba Ouibus

$25 - $36

6 alternative options

Train, Trenhotel  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Leon Ic
  2. Take the Trenhotel from León to Lugo Atlantico / ...

$89 - $118

Bus ALSA  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Lugo

$40 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo 376.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) EAS - SCQ
  2. Take the bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo

$85 - $369

Fly San Sebastian to A Coruna, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to A Coruna (LCG) EAS - LCG
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Lugo

$131 - $584

Train to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ
  3. Take the bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo

$72 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Lugo. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Lugo via León. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Lugo is 454 km. The road distance is 601.7 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo, including transfers.

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from San Sebastian station.

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo.
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  • Distance: 283.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
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
Train from San Sebastian to Leon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Night train from León to Lugo
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
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
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 Villalba
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
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 Lugo
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal

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