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There are 2 ways to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges by train or car

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Amara-Donostia to Hendaia E2
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to St Vincent De Tyrosse R51 / ...

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Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges 99.3 km
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Messanges is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Messanges is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Messanges is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Last updated: 23 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges is to drive, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Donostia / San Sebastián and Messanges is 74 km. The road distance is 99.3 km.

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The best way to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs €65 - €100.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges is 99 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Messanges. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges.
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  • Distance: 73.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain and Messanges, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Messanges via Hendaia, Hendaye, and St Vincent De Tyrosse in around 2h 24m.

Train operators
Euskotren
Phone
+34 944 333 333
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Amara-Donostia to Hendaia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Euskotren
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 St Vincent De Tyrosse
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23

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