There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, plane, 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.

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Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$98 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Ginebra to San Sebastian Ouibus

$35 - $90

6 alternative options

Fly Geneva to San Sebastian  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to San Sebastian (EAS) GVA - EAS

$82 - $222

Fly Geneva to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 28 min

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

$110 - $302

Fly Geneva to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 33 min

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

$77 - $208

Fly Geneva to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h 9 min

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

$92 - $266

Train  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$259 - $330

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián 583.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs SFr 110 - SFr 310 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Donostia / San Sebastián is 717 km. The road distance is 933.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ginebra and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Lyon Part Dieu, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 32 min.

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The nearest airport to Donostia / San Sebastián is San Sebastian (EAS) Airport which is 15.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Biarritz (BIQ) (40 km), Bilbao (BIO) (75.3 km), Pau (PUF) (126.5 km) and Santander (SDR) (149.9 km).

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Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Lausanne station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 447.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Donostia / San Sebastián via Lyon Part Dieu, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 13 h 32 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Geneva to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
SNCF
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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
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
alsa.com
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 Ginebra to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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