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There are 4 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac by train, taxi, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Loiola-Donostia to Hendaia
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bayonne
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Tarbes
  4. Take a taxi from Tarbes to Tillac

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Bus via Miélan - la Gare Miélan

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian / Donostia to Tarbes

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Tarbes
  2. Take the bus from Tarbes - Tarbes to Laas - Laas

Drive

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac
Spain → France
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Belgium
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Belgium and Réunion
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tillac is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tillac is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tillac is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac is to bus via Miélan - la Gare Miélan which costs €26 - €35 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 2h 26m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Tillac is 183 km. The road distance is 232.9 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 36m and costs €100 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac is 233 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Tillac. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Tillac.
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  • Distance: 182.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from San Sebastian / Donostia to Tarbes 4 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
Euskotren
Phone
+34 944 333 333
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Loiola-Donostia to Hendaia
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Euskotren
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Bayonne to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €28
1st Class
€16 - €20
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from San Sebastian / Donostia to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
alsa.com
liO Occitanie
Phone
+33 800 31 31 31
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Tarbes - Tarbes to Laas - Laas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
liO Occitanie
Other operators
Taxi from Tarbes to Tillac
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Taxis Alain
Phone
+33 5 62 36 03 03
Radio Taxis Tarbais
Phone
+33 5 62 34 32 36
Website
taxi-tarbes.com

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