There are 7 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly from San Sebastian  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Alicante (ALC) EAS - ALC

$104 - $339

Cheapest option

Bus Bilman Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Alicante

$51

5 alternative options

Bus to Bilbao, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Alicante (ALC) BIO - ALC

$69 - $225

Train via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...

$135 - $175

Train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Alacant-Terminal Ir

$103 - $131

Bus via Zaragoza  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Valencia
  3. Take the bus from Valencia to Alicante

$80 - $128

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante 464.6 miles

$85 - $130

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Bilbao to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Bilbao to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Bilbao to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus
Bilman Bus
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Alicante
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
ALSA
Autobuses Jimenez
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
autobusesjimenez.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
autobusesjimenez.com
Book at
grupo-jimenez.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Alicante is 566 km. The road distance is 743 km.

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante is to bus which costs 43€ and takes 10 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 55€ - 190€.

No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante. However, there are services departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Alacant-Terminal via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Alicante. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Alicante, including transfers.