There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry 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  •  7 h 1 min

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

$81 - $253

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Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 1 min

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

$94 - $508

Fly to San Sebastian  •  8 h 57 min

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

$96 - $337

Fly to Santander, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Santander (SDR) DUB - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian

$106 - $338

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Pamplona (PNA) DUB - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia

$108 - $346

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bordeaux (BOD) DUB - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye

$121 - $441

Car ferry, train  •  20 h 51 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 Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$405 - $720

Car ferry, train, bus ALSA  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$242 - $371

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h 51 min

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

$88 - $129

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 52 min

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

$160 - $267

Car ferry, train, bus Ouibus  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ic
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Hub Europe Alsa

$94 - $167

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 32 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 80€ - 450€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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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 Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 723.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

Iberia, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Donostia / San Sebastián every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
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 Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
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
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$190 - $300
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Caen to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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