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  •  8 h 24 min

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

$89 - $238

Cheapest option

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Bilbao (BIO) VCE - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian

$84 - $265

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Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 3 min

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

$107 - $489

Fly to Pamplona, bus  •  9 h 44 min

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

$96 - $247

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  10 h

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

$89 - $317

Train  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian A / ...

$256 - $401

Bus Atlassib  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova to San Sebastián

Bus Eurolines FR  •  35 h 45 min

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

$234 - $310

Drive  •  13 h 42 min

  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 8 h 24 min.

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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 7 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Venice and arriving at San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses via Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at San Sebastian via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 44 min.

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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 21 h 44 min and costs 210€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Venice station.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 8 h 24 min and costs 75€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 350€ and takes 21 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 31 min.

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  • Distance: 724.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Valence TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 21 h 44 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Venice to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Venice to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Venice to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Venice to Pamplona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Bordeaux via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
renfe.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
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
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
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
pesa.net
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by Iberocoach, arrive at San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses station.

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Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Donostia / San Sebastián is 1479 km. It takes approximately 13 h 42 min 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 1165+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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