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

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Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$65 - $344

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Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - 7 Rios to San Sebastián Ouibus

$35 - $55

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Fly to San Sebastian  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to San Sebastian (EAS) LIS - EAS

$89 - $376

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Pamplona (PNA) LIS - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia

$111 - $395

Fly to Logrono, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Logrono (RJL) LIS - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to San Sebastián

$153 - $1,846

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 34 min

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

$107 - $357

Train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to San Sebastian Hot

$90 - $150

Bus Iberocoach  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses

$97 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián 576.4 miles

$130 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisbon - 7 Rios and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 28 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Donostia / San Sebastián is 788 km. The road distance is 922.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 12 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lisbon - 7 Rios station.

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Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 492.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián hourly. Alternatively, Portuguese Railways (CP) operates a train from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $150 and the journey takes 12 h 28 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Lisbon to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Lisbon to Logrono via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
cp.pt
Bus operators
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
Bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
15 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es
La Estellesa
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Logroño to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
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laestellesa.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
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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
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 Lisbon - 7 Rios to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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Donostia / San Sebastián is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 4:11 AM in Lisbon and 5:11 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián.

Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián is 922 km. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, TAP Portugal and Air Europa offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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Book your Lisbon to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 1120+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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