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There are 9 ways to get from Monaco 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.

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Fly Nice to Biarritz, bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$113 - $410

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Fly Monaco to Biarritz, bus  •  4 h 19 min

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

$52 - $229

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Fly Nice to Bilbao, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bilbao (BIO) NCE - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$105 - $305

Fly Nice to San Sebastian  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to San Sebastian (EAS) NCE - EAS

$125 - $449

Train  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$163 - $263

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic

$155 - $247

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Niza to San Sebastian

$57 - $115

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Bilbao, Bilbao K784
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián Largo Recorrido

$74 - $225

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián 575.8 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 45€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Monaco Place dArmes and arriving at San Sebastian via Niza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Nice Ville, Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Monaco and Donostia / San Sebastián is 758 km. The road distance is 921.3 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 14 h 46 min and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Niza station.

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Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 100€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 230€ and takes 14 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 473.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

Iberia, easyJet and Vueling Airlines fly from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián via Gare de Nice-Ville, Nice Ville, Marseille-St-Charles, Gare de Marseille-St-Charles, Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 14 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Nice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Monaco to Biarritz via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Monaco to Biarritz via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Nice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Monaco to Biarritz via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Monaco to Biarritz via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Nice to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Nice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Nice to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Monaco to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Nice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $200
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
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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
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
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Niza to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice, Nice to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián is 921 km. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Monaco to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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easyJet, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1104+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Nice Airport is to line 110 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 20€ - 22€.

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