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There are 9 ways to get from Vigo 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 Vigo to San Sebastian  •  6 h 1 min

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

$82 - $291

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Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vigo to San Sebastián Ouibus

$28 - $75

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Fly Vigo to Bilbao, bus  •  4 h 48 min

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

$53 - $202

Train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  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 Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12

$88 - $275

Fly Vigo to Pamplona, bus  •  7 h 53 min

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

$187 - $536

Fly Vigo to Logrono, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Logrono (RJL) VGO - RJL
  2. Take the bus from Logroño to San Sebastián

$100 - $375

Train  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to San Sebastian Ic

$101 - $136

Train SNCF  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Monforte de Lemos Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Monforte-L to Gare de San-Sebastian Hendaye - La Coruna-SC

$111 - $162

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián 473.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs 25€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vigo and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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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 via Orense-Empalme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 13 min.

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The distance between Vigo and Donostia / San Sebastián is 564 km. The road distance is 757.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián without a car is to train which takes 12 h 13 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.

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

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Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), 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 6 h 1 min and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 12 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 25€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián.
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  • Distance: 352.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

Iberia and Air Europa fly from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián via Orense-Empalme in around 12 h 13 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Vigo to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
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.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Monforte de Lemos
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 Gare de Monforte-L to Gare de San-Sebastian
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Bilbao to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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 Bilbao to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
monbus.es
La Estellesa
Phone
+34 (0) 948 326 509
Email
info@laestellesa.com
Website
laestellesa.com
Bus from Logroño to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
laestellesa.com
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laestellesa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Vigo to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Vigo 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 Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián is 757 km. It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to drive from Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián.

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Air Europa 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 Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Vigo to Donostia / San Sebastián bus tickets online with ALSA and Distribusion.

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There are 1123+ hotels available in Donostia / San Sebastián. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vigo to Vigo Airport is to shuttle which takes 29 min and costs .

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