There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, night 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

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bilbao (BIO) DUB - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián

$83 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus Ouibus  •  33 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to San Sebastián Londres > Douvres > Calais > Rouen Centre > Caen > Rennes > Nantes > La Rochelle > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$81 - $113

10 alternative options

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Biarritz (BIQ) DUB - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$92 - $487

Fly to San Sebastian  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to San Sebastian (EAS) DUB - EAS

$97 - $337

Fly to Bordeaux, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bordeaux (BOD) DUB - BOD
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$85 - $388

Fly to Santander, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Santander (SDR) DUB - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani

$117 - $351

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Pamplona (PNA) DUB - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Hendaye

$120 - $355

Car ferry, train, bus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$403 - $711

Car ferry, train  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$436 - $752

Bus and ferry, bus ALSA  •  32 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$105 - $156

Car ferry, train, night bus  •  33 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ic
  3. Take the night bus from Caen to San Sebastián

$99 - $178

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Donostia / San Sebastián

$163 - $273

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

Aer Lingus, Iberia and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián every 3 hours.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Santander, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Cardiff, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Cardiff, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Birmingham, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Birmingham, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Santander via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Cardiff, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Caen to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Ouibus
edsa
Phone
948 131 933
Email
edsa@edsa.es
Website
edsa.es
Bus from Pamplona to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
edsa.es
Book at
tellevodeexcursion.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$80 - $95
car
$123
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The distance between Dublin and Donostia / San Sebastián is 1158 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 33 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 28 min and costs 75€ - 400€.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Donostia / San Sebastián?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at San Sebastian via Birmingham and Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián?

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.