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There are 5 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos by train, bus, rideshare 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

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian to Burgos Rosa de Lima Ic / ...

$29 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Burgos Ouibus

$8 - $95

3 alternative options

Bus via Vitoria-Gasteiz  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz Largo Recorrido - DO02
  2. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Burgos

$31 - $109

Rideshare  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Burgos 136 miles

$11 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos 136.3 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Burgos. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Burgos Rosa de Lima. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Burgos is 177 km. The road distance is 218.1 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs 25€ - 35€.

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The train from San Sebastian to Burgos Rosa de Lima takes 3 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from San Sebastian station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos is to train which takes 3 h and costs 25€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 80€ and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos.
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  • Distance: 110.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Burgos Rosa de Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
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 Burgos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Burgos
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Burgos - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Vitoria-gasteiz - Estacion de Autobuses - Plaza Euskaltzaindia to Burgos - Estación de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
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 Burgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from San Sebastián to Burgos
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Vitoria-Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saint-Sébastien to Burgos
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Burgos Rosa de Lima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos is 218 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Burgos.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Burgos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Donostia / San Sebastián and Burgos. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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