Explore 4 ways to travel

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

Train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$108 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Toulouse 718 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia N716 / ...

$28 - $60

8 alternative options

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  9 h 5 min

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

$89 - $142

Bus ALSA  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastian

$53 - $77

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

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

$75 - $120

Fly Montpellier to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$137 - $687

Train to Marseille, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) MRS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$121 - $320

Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  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

$113 - $366

Train to Barcelona, fly to San Sebastian  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS

$94 - $331

Fly Montpellier to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$129 - $315

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

You can take a train from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián via Toulouse in around 10 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Montpellier to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $95
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 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
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Montpellier to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Toulouse to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
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

Want to know more about travelling around Spain

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Montpellier and Donostia / San Sebastián is 473 km. The road distance is 578 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 23€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 45 min.

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

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 8 h 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at San Sebastian via Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.