There are 3 ways to get from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Bayonne Ic
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Hendaye Tgv

$41 - $59

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Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lourdes - Gare SNCF to Tarbes - Gare SNCF 4
  2. Take the bus from Tarbes to San Sebastian 786 / ...

$13 - $42

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Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián 121 miles

$26 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Lourdes - Gare SNCF and arriving at San Sebastian via Tarbes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Lourdes and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Bayonne and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Lourdes and Donostia / San Sebastián is 158 km. The road distance is 193.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Keolis Pyrenees, depart from Lourdes - Gare SNCF station.

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Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lourdes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 53 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 98.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bayonne, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián via Tarbes - Gare SNCF and Tarbes in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
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 Lourdes to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$15 - $24
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $29
Bus operators
Keolis Pyrenees
Phone
05 62 34 73 79
Email
keolis-pyrenees@keolis.com
Website
keolis-pyrenees.com
Bus from Lourdes - Gare SNCF to Tarbes - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
keolis-pyrenees.com
MaLigne
Phone
05 62 56 72 79
Website
hautespyrenees.fr
Bus from Lourdes - Gare SNCF to Tarbes - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
hautespyrenees.fr
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 Tarbes to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tarbes to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián is 194 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Lourdes to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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