There are 6 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Biarritz, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$102 - $402

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Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Le Cannet Ouibus

$35 - $90

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Fly from San Sebastian  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Nice (NCE) EAS - NCE

$113 - $441

Bus, train  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$213 - $294

Train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles Ic
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$157 - $243

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes 545.3 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes is to bus and fly which costs 85€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San Sebastian and arriving at Le Cannet. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Cannes via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean and Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Cannes is 726 km. The road distance is 872.5 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs 30€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes is to fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 95€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 13 h, you could also train, which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 453.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Iberia and easyJet fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes 5 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $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 Bayonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $140
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $210
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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
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
Bus from San Sebastian to Le Cannet
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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 Cannes
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Biarritz Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Le Cannet station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes is 872 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Cannes.

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Swiss, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4387+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $87 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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