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.

Recommended option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 30 min

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

$22 - $35

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Train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$99 - $151

Bus ALSA  •  10 h

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

$48 - $67

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

$87 - $417

Train to Marseille, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  6 h 13 min

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

$121 - $311

Train to Barcelona, fly to San Sebastian  •  6 h 42 min

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

$94 - $330

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

$130 - $353

Fly Montpellier to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 16 min

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

$129 - $315

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 8 h 30 min.

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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 Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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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 8 h 30 min and costs 19€ - 26€.

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The bus from Montpellier to Hub Europe Alsa takes 8 h 30 min 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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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 295.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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 $22 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montpellier to Donostia / San Sebastián via Toulouse-Matabiau, Bayonne, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 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 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, Friday 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 37 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 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, Friday 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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

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 Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
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 Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
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 Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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

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 Toulouse to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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

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