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

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Fly Vigo to San Sebastian  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to San Sebastian (EAS) VGO - EAS

89€ - 143€

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Bus  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to San Sebastian 783

40€ - 100€

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Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to San Sebastian  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to San Sebastian (EAS) SCQ - EAS

89€ - 248€

Fly Vigo to Pamplona, bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Pamplona (PNA) VGO - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1

121€ - 397€

Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
  2. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

62€ - 162€

Fly Vigo to Bilbao, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

65€ - 171€

Train via Segovia  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Segovia Guiomar Alv
  2. Take the train from Segovia Guiomar to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv

69€ - 88€

Train  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the train from Vigo Guixar to Vitoria/Gasteiz Alv
  2. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv / ...

56€ - 69€

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián 752.2 km

70€ - 110€

Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián by train

The train journey time between Vigo and Donostia / San Sebastián is around 30h 3m and covers a distance of around 1122 km. The fastest train normally takes 30h 3m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián train service departs from Vigo Guixar and arrives in San Sebastian/Donostia. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 5h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo and arriving at San Sebastian. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián. However, there are services departing from Vigo Guixar and arriving at San Sebastian/Donostia via Segovia Guiomar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 2m.

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The distance between Vigo and Donostia / San Sebastián is 564 km. The road distance is 752.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train via Segovia which takes 11h 2m and costs 65€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Vigo station.

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Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Vigo Guixar station.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly which takes 6h 17m and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train via Segovia, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 11h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 100€ and takes 14h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 563.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

Iberia and Vueling Airlines fly from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián via Segovia Guiomar in around 11h 2m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 190€
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 190€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
95€ - 190€
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Segovia Guiomar
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Segovia Guiomar to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Guixar to Vitoria/Gasteiz
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Conda S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902 422 242
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
Conda S.A.
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
hife.es
La Baztanesa S.A.
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
La Baztanesa S.A.
La Estellesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Pamplona/Iruña. Estación Bus. Yanguas y Miranda 2 to Donostia/San Sebastián. Federico G. Lorca ps. 1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Website
La Estellesa S.A.
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Vigo to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Schedules at
monbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vigo to San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at San Sebastian/Donostia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is 752 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Book your Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 945+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Vigo Airport is to shuttle which takes 32 min and costs .

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