There are 7 ways to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants A / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian A / ...

$87 - $117

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Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Toulouse Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián Ouibus / ...

$25 - $78

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Bus MonBus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Girona to Lleida L0324 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lleida to San Sebastian 9315-9722 / ...

$28 - $77

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián 397.6 miles

$75 - $110

Train, fly to San Sebastian  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS

$55 - $274

Train, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian

$48 - $171

Train, fly to Santander, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santander (SDR) BCN - SDR
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian

$57 - $245

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The cheapest way to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 21€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at San Sebastian via Lleida. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at San Sebastian via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Girona and Donostia / San Sebastián is 419 km. The road distance is 636.1 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gerona/Girona station.

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Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Girona station.

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The best way to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 262.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián via Barcelona Sants in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián via Lleida in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $170
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 Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Bus operators
Mou-te Public Transport in Catalonia
Website
mou-te.gencat.cat
Bus from Girona to Lleida
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
mou-te.gencat.cat
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Lleida to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
monbus.es
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 Gerona/Girona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Girona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at San Sebastián station.

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Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián is 636 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Girona to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Barcelona Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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