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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly to San Sebastian  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to San Sebastian (EAS) VCE - EAS

$89 - $237

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Bilbao (BIO) VCE - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$84 - $263

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Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  7h 56m

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

$107 - $488

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Pamplona (PNA) VCE - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián

$95 - $262

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9h 50m

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

$89 - $316

Train  •  18h 19m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$323 - $417

Bus Atlassib  •  22h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Padova to San Sebastián

Bus Eurolines FR  •  35h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses

$226 - $305

Drive  •  13h 42m

  1. Drive from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián 924.2 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which costs 75€ - 210€ and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Venezia Piazzale Roma and arriving at San Sebastián via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 50m.

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The distance between Venice and Donostia / San Sebastián is 1160 km. The road distance is 1478.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 18h 19m and costs 280€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Padova station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 8h 18m and costs 75€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 370€ and takes 18h 19m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Atlassib, arrive at San Sebastián station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 724.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain?

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and Air Europa fly from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián via Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Gare Montparnasse, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 18h 19m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Venice to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Venice to Pamplona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Southend
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
monbus.es
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is 1479 km. It takes approximately 13h 42m to drive from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Venice Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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There are 1112+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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