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There are 9 ways to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián by train, bus, night bus, 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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Train inOui TGV  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$230 - $279

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Bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Eglise Notre Dame to Gare Routière 7 Pmr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to San Sebastian

$47 - $74

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Train  •  13 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv

$128 - $200

Night bus, bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N701
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses

$103 - $141

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián 478.4 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Rennes, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Biarritz (BIQ) RNS - BIQ
  3. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$162 - $334

Train, train to Paris Orly, fly to Biarritz, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
  3. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  4. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian

$156 - $434

Train to Rennes, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Bilbao (BIO) RNS - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$134 - $519

Train to Rennes, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Bordeaux (BOD) RNS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye

$159 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Eglise Notre Dame and arriving at San Sebastian via Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Loiola-Donostia via Rennes, Paris Montparnasse and Hendaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Donostia / San Sebastián is 593 km. The road distance is 765.5 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 200€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Illenoo, depart from Eglise Notre Dame station.

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

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 200€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 370.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián via Rennes, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián via Gare Routière and Rennes in around 12 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Southampton, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Biarritz via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Rennes to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
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
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Eglise Notre Dame to Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
illenoo-services.fr
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 Rennes to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.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
Night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.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

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián is 765 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to drive from Saint-Malo to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines, Iberia, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1106+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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