There are 8 ways to get from Zürich 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Biarritz (BIQ) ZRH - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián

$115 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to San Sebastián Ouibus

$40 - $110

6 alternative options

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bilbao (BIO) ZRH - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián

$75 - $239

Fly to San Sebastian  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to San Sebastian (EAS) ZRH - EAS

$95 - $303

Fly to Bordeaux, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bordeaux (BOD) ZRH - BOD
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$132 - $374

Train, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián

$249 - $285

Train  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye Tgv

$293 - $325

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián 756.9 miles

$150 - $230

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare Montparnasse, Paris Montparnasse, Hendaye, and Hendaia in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Zurich to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,400
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Biarritz via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Ouibus
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lurraldebus.eus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Donostia / San Sebastián is 937 km. The road distance is 1211 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 110 and takes 16 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 54 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 240.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at San Sebastián. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Zürich to Donostia / San Sebastián, including transfers.