There are 9 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin by bus, plane, 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 Biarritz, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 40 min

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

$148 - $339

Cheapest option

Bus to Santander, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) SDR - SXF

$69 - $1,538

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Fly San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel  •  8 h 22 min

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

$174 - $328

Train to Bilbao, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Ardantza-Eibar
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BIO - TXL

$81 - $219

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  8 h 17 min

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

$608 - $1,929

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  18 h 1 min

  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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$372 - $503

Train Russian Railways  •  20 h 22 min

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

$285 - $346

Bus  •  28 h 58 min

  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 Alexanderplatz 159

$221 - $319

Drive  •  17 h 18 min

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

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin is to bus and fly which costs 120€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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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, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Bordeaux and Magdeburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 58 min.

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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 (tief) via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Strasbourg and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 1 min.

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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 18 h 1 min and costs 310€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min 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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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 957.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines 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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 18 h 1 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $390
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $440
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Biarritz to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Santander to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Santander to Berlin Schoenefeld via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bilbao to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$250 - $370
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 - $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
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 San Sebastián to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 28 min
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 Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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