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

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

Fly Malaga to Bilbao, bus  •  4 h 27 min

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

$64 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to San Sebastián Ouibus

$35 - $55

7 alternative options

Fly Malaga to San Sebastian  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to San Sebastian (EAS) AGP - EAS

$84 - $387

Fly Malaga to Santander, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Santander (SDR) AGP - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani

$79 - $328

Fly Malaga to Pamplona, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Pamplona (PNA) AGP - PNA
  2. Take the train from Pamplona to San Sebastian

$170 - $832

Bus to Granada, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 6 min

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

$92 - $426

Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian A

$129 - $172

Bus ALSA  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Malaga to Nerja
  2. Take the bus from Nerja to San Sebastian

$77 - $120

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián 614.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Donostia / San Sebastián is 762 km. The road distance is 983.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at San Sebastian via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europa fly from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Málaga to Donostia / San Sebastián via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Malaga to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Melilla, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Ibiza, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Pamplona via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Granada to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Granada to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Granada to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Malaga to San Sebastian via Mahon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Granada to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Granada to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Santander
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Malaga to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Puerto Malaga to Nerja
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Nerja to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com

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