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

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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 - $117

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Lugo

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

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

$70 - $110

Bus to Bilbao, fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ
  3. Take the bus from Casa Lorenzo to Lugo

$76 - $256

Fly San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  7 h 24 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 3 min

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

$121 - $584

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 10 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, and operate every day. 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 train and Trenhotel which takes 10 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Sebastian 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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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo.
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  • Distance: 283.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 2 min

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

ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela via Barcelona, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from San Sebastian to A Coruna via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 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.

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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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Lugo
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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
Arriva Galicia, S.L.
Phone
+34 (0) 981 31 12 13
Email
atencioncliente@arriva.es
Website
arriva.gal
Bus from A Coruña to Lugo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.gal

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lugo station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Lugo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo is 602 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo.

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Iberia offers flights from Bilbao Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Lugo bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Lugo. Prices start at $34 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 21 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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