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

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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Train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Bordeaux-St-Jean - Hendaye / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins Bordeaux-St-Jean - Limoges-Bénédictins / ...

$72 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Brive-la-Gaillarde Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges Ouibus / ...

$19 - $30

4 alternative options

Bus Iberocoach  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Irun - Estación Autobús to Angoulême - Sortie 16, Bassau Limas, à beira do café Mariaá
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Limoges-Montjovis Limoges - Angouleme

$102 - $126

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges 285.4 miles

$60 - $90

Bus, fly to Brive  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Aeropuerto Biarritz
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Brive (BVE) BIQ - BVE
  3. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges

$159 - $884

Bus, fly to Limoges  •  5h 9m

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

$136 - $599

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges. However, there are services departing from San Sebastián and arriving at Limoges via Brive-la-Gaillarde. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Loiola-Donostia and arriving at Limoges-Benedictins via Hendaye and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Limoges is 379 km. The road distance is 456.7 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges, including transfers.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from San Sebastián station.

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

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs 60€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 7h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 237.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 40m

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

You can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges via Hendaia, Hendaye, and Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 7h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges via Brive-la-Gaillarde in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Biarritz to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Biarritz to Limoges via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Brive via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Biarritz to Brive via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Biarritz to Limoges via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Limoges-Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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
Bus operators
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun - Estación Autobús to Angoulême - Sortie 16, Bassau Limas, à beira do café Mariaá
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
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

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There is no direct flight from Biarritz Airport to Brive Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Limoges station.

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Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges-Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges is 457 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Brive Airport.

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Book your Donostia / San Sebastián to Limoges bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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