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There are 9 ways to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Granada to San Sebastian  •  6h

  1. Fly from Granada (GRX) to San Sebastian (EAS) GRX - EAS

89€ - 196€

Cheapest option

Fly Granada to Pamplona, bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Pamplona (PNA) GRX - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

41€ - 168€

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Fly Granada to Bilbao, bus  •  5h

  1. Fly from Granada (GRX) to Bilbao (BIO) GRX - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

52€ - 150€

Bus to Malaga, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Bilbao (BIO) AGP - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

41€ - 183€

Train  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Granada to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza-Delicias to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv

109€ - 180€

Train via Madrid  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Granada to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv / ...

94€ - 159€

Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to San Sebastian N1158

40€ - 100€

Bus via Jaén  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Granada to Jaen
  2. Take the bus from Jaén to Pamplona 100
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

63€ - 90€

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián 865.5 km

80€ - 130€

Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián by train

The train journey time between Granada and Donostia / San Sebastián is around 13h 3m and covers a distance of around 1169 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 55m. Operated by Renfe AVE and Renfe Viajeros, the Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián train service departs from Granada and arrives in San Sebastian/Donostia. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 3m
Fastest train time:
12h 55m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
109€
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:15
Last train departs at:
08:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián train schedules

Granada → Donostia / San Sebastián
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The cheapest way to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Granada and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Granada and arriving at San Sebastian/Donostia via Zaragoza-Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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The distance between Granada and Donostia / San Sebastián is 695 km. The road distance is 865.5 km.

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The best way to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 8h 59m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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

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

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Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Granada station.

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The best way to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 6h and costs 85€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 8h 59m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 694.9 km
  • Duration: 6h

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián via Zaragoza-Delicias in around 8h 59m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Granada to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 210€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Las Palmas, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Granada to Pamplona via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Granada to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Granada to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 410€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Granada to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
85€ - 120€
Promo+
95€ - 105€
Flexible
120€ - 160€
Train from Granada to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
55€ - 75€
Promo+
64€ - 69€
Flexible
85€ - 110€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza-Delicias to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Granada to Aeropuerto Malaga
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Jaen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Granada to San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Granada to Jaen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Granada Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at San Sebastian/Donostia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián is 865 km. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Granada Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Granada to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Granada to Granada Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 3€.

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