There are 7 ways to get from Marseille 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, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) MRS - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$89 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to San Sebastián Milan > Gênes > Nice - aéroport > Cannes > Aix-en-Provence > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Avignon Centre > Nîmes > Montpellier > Narbonne > Carcassonne > Toulouse > Tarbes > Pau - Université > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$29 - $150

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Saint-Sébastien > Bilbao > Lerma > Madrid - Avenida America > Madrid - Gare Sud / ...

$105 - $147

Train, bus via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián Milan > Gênes > Nice - aéroport > Cannes > Aix-en-Provence > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Avignon Centre > Nîmes > Montpellier > Narbonne > Carcassonne > Toulouse > Tarbes > Pau - Université > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$76 - $107

Train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$133 - $198

Bus ALSA  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Narbonne
  2. Take the bus from Narbonne to San Sebastian

$65 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián 463.5 miles

$95 - $150

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

You can take a train from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 10 h 26 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $140
1st Class
$140 - $220
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $140
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
$55 - $85
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
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Ouibus
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Marsella to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Narbonne to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The distance between Marseille and Donostia / San Sebastián is 595 km. The road distance is 742 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián?

The quickest way to get from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 70€ - 210€.

Is there a direct train between Marseille and Donostia / San Sebastián?

No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Marseille and Donostia / San Sebastián?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Marseille to Donostia / San Sebastián?

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