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

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Fly Porto to San Sebastian

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to San Sebastian (EAS)

Cheapest option

Fly Porto to Bilbao, bus

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bilbao (BIO)
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

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Train to Vigo, fly to San Sebastian

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to San Sebastian (EAS)

Fly Porto to Pamplona, bus

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Pamplona (PNA)
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

Towncar, bus, train

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Bragança
  2. Take the bus from Bragança to Valladolid
  3. Take the train from Valladolid to San Sebastian/Donostia

Bus via Hendaye

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Hendaye

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Porto to San Sebastian / Donostia

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián

Drive

  1. Drive from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián

Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián by bus

The bus journey time between Porto and Donostia / San Sebastián is around 13h 35m and covers a distance of around 993 km. The fastest bus normally takes 13h 15m. Operated by FlixBus and Iberocoach, the Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián bus service departs from Porto and arrives in San Sebastian / Donostia. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
13h 35m
Fastest bus time:
13h 15m
Bus distance:
993 km
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
123 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:05
Last bus departs at:
09:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus via Hendaye, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 13h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs €35 - €140 and takes 5h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Porto and arriving at San Sebastian / Donostia. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Donostia / San Sebastián via Coimbra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 31m.

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The distance between Porto and Donostia / San Sebastián is 597 km. The road distance is 761 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to towncar and bus and train which takes 12h 17m and costs €230 - €310.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 7h 2m and costs €65 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus via Hendaye, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 13h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 596.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián twice daily. Alternatively, Transportes Barquense operates a bus from Porto to Hendaye twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 12h 22m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Lisbon, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Porto to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€21 - €150
Flights from Porto to San Sebastian via Lisbon, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valladolid to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €12
Night train from Coimbra to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€55 - €85
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bragança to Valladolid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Porto to San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to San sebastian
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
iberocoach.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Bragança
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€200 - €250
More information at
VMTransfers

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 45m and has one stopover.

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Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at San Sebastian / Donostia station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 1:57 AM in Porto and 2:57 AM in Donostia / San Sebastián.

Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Donostia / San Sebastián station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián is 761 km. It takes approximately 7h 18m to drive from Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Porto Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Porto to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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