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There are 8 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly San Sebastian to Geneva  •  6h 31m

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

$72 - $204

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Bus to Biarritz, fly to Geneva  •  4h 5m

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

$101 - $285

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Geneva  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA

$82 - $253

Bus to Biarritz, fly to Lyon, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève

$105 - $345

Train  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...

$265 - $351

Bus  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Genève Ouibus

$79 - $160

Bus via Irun  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Irun to Geneva

$75 - $98

Drive  •  8h 53m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) 585.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 16h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus and fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Genève, WTC via Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 29m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 715 km. The road distance is 936.5 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 14h 29m and costs 230€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from San Sebastián station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Hendaye station.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to fly which takes 6h 31m and costs 60€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 310€ and takes 14h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 15h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 447 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Hendaia, Hendaye, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Gare de Genève, and Genève in around 14h 29m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
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
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
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 CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from San Sebastián to Genève
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Irun to Geneva
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from San Sebastian Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Genève station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 937 km. It takes approximately 8h 53m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from San Sebastian Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Geneva Airport (GVA). Prices start at $80 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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