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

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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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bilbao (BIO) EDI - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$109 - $256

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Santander, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Santander (SDR) EDI - SDR
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian

$78 - $219

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Fly Glasgow to Bilbao, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bilbao (BIO) GLA - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$106 - $270

Fly Glasgow to Biarritz, night bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Biarritz (BIQ) GLA - BIQ
  2. Take the night bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$84 - $243

Train to Manchester, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Bilbao (BIO) MAN - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián

$156 - $459

Fly Glasgow to Bordeaux, train  •  10 h 15 min

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

$125 - $351

Train  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  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

$457 - $805

Train, bus  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$292 - $451

Night train, bus  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$129 - $195

Bus  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian

$92 - $177

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Donostia / San Sebastián

$208 - $546

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Donostia / San Sebastián

$410 - $535

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs £70 - £140 and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus and fly which costs £80 - £200 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at San Sebastian via Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Donostia / San Sebastián is 878 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 17 h 10 min and costs £350 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 17 h 10 min and costs £350 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £140 and takes 29 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 878.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 17 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián via London Victoria Coach Station and Londres Victoria Coach Station in around 29 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Belfast (Aldergrove), Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Amsterdam, London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Manchester to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Edinburgh to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Bilbao via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Biarritz via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
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.

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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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
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
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
$200 - $300
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Lurraldebus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
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
Night 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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$250 - $360

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 3:42 AM in Glasgow and 4:42 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián.

Glasgow to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 1122+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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