There are 7 ways to get from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián Ouibus

$15 - $21

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Train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián Ouibus

$40 - $57

Bus ALSA  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to San Sebastian Ouibus / ...

$15 - $50

Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$69 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián 262.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from La Rochelle, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to Biarritz (BIQ) LRH - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$88 - $416

Bus to Nantes, fly, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Biarritz (BIQ) NTE - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$92 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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The distance between La Rochelle and Donostia / San Sebastián is 324 km. The road distance is 420 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Rochelle and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from La Rochelle Ville and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between La Rochelle, France and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

You can take a bus from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux City Center in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from La Rochelle to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Ajaccio, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Ajaccio, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Southampton
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Bristol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from La Rochelle to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from La Rochelle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Rochelle, La Rochelle to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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