There are 4 ways to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car
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Fly • 1h 31m
€36 - €132
Bus • 9h 24m
€29 - €41
2 alternative options
Train • 6h 18m
€35 - €50
Drive • 5h 33m
€55 - €85
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona by train
The train journey time between San Sebastian Airport (EAS) and Barcelona is around 6h 27m and covers a distance of around 645 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 18m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona train service departs from Irun and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona train schedules
Trains departing Thursday, June 17, 2021
Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021
Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021
Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Trains departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona is to bus which costs €29 - €45 and takes 9h 24m.
The quickest way to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona is to fly which costs €35 - €140 and takes 1h 31m.
No, there is no direct bus from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Kosta Kalea 17 and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 24m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Irun and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6h 18m.
The distance between San Sebastian Airport (EAS) and Barcelona is 393 km. The road distance is 584.3 km.
The best way to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs €35 - €50.
It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona, including transfers.
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Irun station.
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Irun station.
The best way to get from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona is to fly which takes 1h 31m and costs €35 - €140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 6h 18m, you could also bus, which costs €29 - €45 and takes 9h 24m.
What companies run services between San Sebastian Airport (EAS), Spain and Barcelona, Spain?
Vueling Airlines flies from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Irun to Barcelona-Sants 6 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 6h 18m.
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 5m
- Every day
- Estimated price
- €27 - €120
Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.
Train from Irun to Barcelona-Sants
- Ave. Duration
- 6h 18m
- 6 times a week
- Estimated price
- €35 - €50
- Renfe Viajeros
Bus from Irun to Barcelona Nord
- Ave. Duration
- 8h 20m
- 4 times a week
- Estimated price
- €29 - €40
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More Questions & Answers
The quickest flight from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.
San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.
Yes, the driving distance between San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona is 584 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from San Sebastian Airport (EAS) to Barcelona.
Vueling Airlines offers flights from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport.
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