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There are 5 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz by bus, train, rideshare, taxi 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

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Vitoria-Gasteiz Largo Recorrido

$7 - $28

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Vitoria-Gasteiz 64.6 miles

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Vitoria/Gasteiz Ic / ...

$15 - $26

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz 63.7 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz 63.7 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz is to taxi which costs 130€ - 160€ and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Vitoria-Gasteiz. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Vitoria/Gasteiz. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Vitoria-Gasteiz is 77 km. The road distance is 101.9 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 6€ - 25€.

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The bus from San Sebastian to Vitoria-Gasteiz takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Sebastian station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz 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 Vitoria-Gasteiz is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 6€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz.
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. SNCF also services this route once daily.

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 Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de San-Sebastian to Gare de Vitoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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blablacar.es
Taxi from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Taxi Donosti
Phone
+34 943 46 46 46
Website
taxidonosti.com
Mikel Sáenz García
Phone
+34 943 27 44 00

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Donostia / San Sebastián and Vitoria-Gasteiz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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