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

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Lyon, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy

$61 - $273

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Annecy

$55 - $85

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 23 min

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

$113 - $303

Fly San Sebastian to Geneva  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Geneva (GVA) EAS - GVA

$84 - $222

Train to Bilbao, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Geneva (GVA) BIO - GVA

$76 - $193

Bus, train  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Grenoble N716
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy

$75 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy 576 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy is to bus and fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Annecy. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Annecy is 703 km. The road distance is 921.6 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy is to fly which takes 8 h 50 min and costs 70€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Biarritz Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Annecy station.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy.
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  • Distance: 439.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy every 3 hours. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Annecy
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy is 922 km. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Annecy.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Annecy. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to San Sebastian Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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