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

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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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Hub Europe Alsa Ouibus

$21 - $30

8 alternative options

Train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Bordeaux-St-Jean - Hendaye / ...

$106 - $160

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic / ...

$97 - $150

Bus via Toulouse  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián Ouibus / ...

$30 - $57

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián 361.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Montpellier to Biarritz, bus  •  6h 43m

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

$137 - $677

Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$112 - $352

Fly Montpellier to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Bordeaux (BOD) MPL - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye

$129 - $315

Train to Barcelona, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$86 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Hub Europe Alsa. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Bordeaux-St-Jean and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Donostia / San Sebastián is 473 km. The road distance is 578.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 19€ - 26€.

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The bus from Montpellier to Hub Europe Alsa takes 8h 30m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs 19€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 295.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Bus operators
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 Montpellier to Hub Europe Alsa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
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
45m
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Hub Europe Alsa station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián is 578 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Air France offers flights from Montpellier Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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

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There are 1096+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15m and costs 2€.

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