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There are 8 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin by bus, plane, train, night 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.

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BIO - TXL

$85 - $225

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Fly San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) EAS - TXL

$174 - $328

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BIQ - SXF

$608 - $1,944

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BIQ - TXL

$148 - $339

Train  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

$377 - $508

Bus  •  29h 30m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Magdeburg
  3. Take the bus from Magdeburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 038 / ...

$223 - $325

Train, night train  •  21h 2m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Paris Est to Berlin Hbf (tief) D

$327 - $450

Drive  •  17h 18m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin 1166.5 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is to bus and fly which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 6h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is to bus and fly which costs 120€ - 300€ and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin. However, there are services departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Bordeaux, Magdeburg, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 38m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Berlin is 1532 km. The road distance is 1866.5 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 18h 38m and costs 320€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from San Sebastián station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Hendaye station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is to fly which takes 8h 16m and costs 150€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 450€ and takes 18h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 190€ - 290€ and takes 29h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 957.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

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

Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin via Hendaia, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg, and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 18h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Paris Orly, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $390
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Night train from Paris Est to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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
45m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 San Sebastian to Biarritz Airport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Magdeburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is 1866 km. It takes approximately 17h 18m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin.

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Vueling Airlines, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1439+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 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 21m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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