The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 35 m
7 h 50 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Barcelona for Donostia-San Sebastian every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||249 miles (401 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$39 (€35)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Vibasa or Alsa|
Buses from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian cover the 249 miles (401 km) long route taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Vibasa or Alsa. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€34), but the average price of bus tickets is $39 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
Travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian from $37 (€34) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Every day several direct buses depart in the morning, afternoon and evening that cover the itinerary between Barcelona and Donostia. Travellers can also choose between 2 daily buses that make 1 transfer in Toulouse, France; one in the morning and one in the evening. Direct and transshipped buses are managed by different companies.
Barcelona Donostia direct buses are programmed by the company Vibasa, which offers a modern fleet of buses equipped with Comfort Plus seats, toilets, wifi, plugs and USB in each seat. On the other hand, transfer routes are managed by FlixBus, which has buses with wifi, toilets and electricity sockets.
The fastest Barcelona Donostia buses complete their journey in 6 hours and 55 minutes. Other slower direct routes have an estimated travel time of 7 hours and 50 minutes. Buses with 1 transfer in Toulouse complete their itinerary in at least 13 hours and 40 minutes.
Daily there are 6 to 8 Barcelona Donostia buses scheduled in the morning, afternoon and evening. This frequency is maintained on weekends. Generally, 2 of the scheduled buses make 1 transfer.
Barcelona Sants station and Barcelona Nord : Barcelona Sants station is located to the west of Barcelona, about 3.5 kilometres from the centre. From the centre you can get there in 7 minutes by taking the metro line 3. The bus line 54 connects the centre of Barcelona with the Nord station. Sants has slogans, cafes, restaurants, shops, car rentals and parking. The Nord station is home to cafes, restaurants, shops, lost and found office and lockers.
San Sebastian bus station: it is located very close to the city centre, so travellers can reach it in 5 minutes on foot from the old part of Donostia. This is a modern station that has many services, including ATMs, press, shops, parapharmacy, car rentals, lottery administration and consigigna..
When departing from Barcelona, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants. When arriving in Donostia-San Sebastian, you can end your route in bus stations like San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca, Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses and Donostia-San Sebastian, Lizarra.
Omio customers book a bus from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Barcelona Sants and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Donostia-San Sebastian most often arrive at San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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