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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

77 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian start from $5 with an average ticket price of $7.

The fastest bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian takes 1h 10m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 18m and covers a distance of 77 km.

8 buses leave Bilbao for Donostia-San Sebastian every day with 8 travelling directly.

BlaBlaCar
07:10PM0h30
Bilbao
07:40PMDonostia-San Sebastian
$51One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
03:40PM1h20
Bilbao
05:00PMDonostia-San Sebastian
$71One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
07:10AM1h00
Bilbao
08:10AMDonostia-San Sebastian
$71One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
05:20PM0h40
Bilbao
06:00PMDonostia-San Sebastian
$71One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
06:10AM1h10
Bilbao
07:20AMDonostia-San Sebastian
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 6 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus

Buses from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian cover the 48 miles (77 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus providers: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian

Travel between Bilbao and Donostia-San Sebastian from $9 (€8) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

Bus information from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian with Alsa:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • Alsa frequency: 10 a day

Buses from Bilbao to San Sebastian

In general, there are between three to five daily buses from Bilbao to San Sebastian, with an approximately total of 25 buses per week. This trip is usually direct and does not require travelers to change buses or have any transfers. Depending on how many stops there are before reaching your final destination and the traffic conditions at the time, you can expect for the duration of the journey to be approximately 1h 20min. Once you have reached San Sebastian, you can begin exploring some of the city’s most famous sights, including the San Telmo Museum and Playa de la Concha.

How long is the journey by bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

You can expect for the journey from Bilbao to San Sebastian to take you approximately 1h 20min if there is no additional traffic. This trip is generally direct, which means that you do not have to worry about changing buses or having a transfer during your travels.

How many buses are there from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

There are normally between three to five daily buses that depart Bilbao for San Sebastian, with the approximate total being 25 buses traveling between the two cities each week. While these journeys may have stops in additional cities, they are direct in the sense that they do not require travelers to transfer buses in order to reach their final destination. Most of the daily journeys that are offered are in the afternoon. This route is particularly popular during the summer, so make sure to book your ticket well in advance if you will be traveling then. The first daily bus is usually around 7:30 a.m., while the last departs around 6:30 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

Departure bus station: Your bus will normally depart from the Bilbao bus station. To ensure that you have enough time to board and properly store your personal items, try to arrive at the bus station a minimum of 30min before your voyage is scheduled to depart. This station is in the northwest part of the city and can be reached from the city center by local bus or metro in approximately 20 to 25min. The station has a waiting area, luggage storage, shops, and restaurants.

Arrival bus station: Buses for this route generally arrive at the San Sebastian / Donostia bus station. This station is placed in the southern region of the city, and you can travel to the city center from here by public bus in approximately 25min. This bus station provides passengers with standard facilities, such as access to free Wi-Fi, public restrooms, and sitting areas.

Which bus companies travel from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

The main company that services trips between these two cities is Alsa. This company, which is a Spanish subsidiary of the UK company National Transport Group, is a large transport provider in Europe that offers trips to many different countries, including Austria, Germany, and Portugal.

Alsa Bilbao to San Sebastian

Alsa generally offers between three to five daily buses from Bilbao to San Sebastian, with an approximate total of 25 buses being serviced per week. This journey is almost always direct, which means that you will not have to have a transfer or change buses during your trip. However, there may be additional stops before you reach your final destination of San Sebastian. The trip will take you approximately 1h 20min, but may vary slightly if there is additional traffic at the time. The bus type that Alsa generally uses for its voyages is either standard or express. For this route, you can expect your trip to leave from the Bilbao bus station and ultimately arrive at the San Sebastian / Donostia bus station. With Alsa’s ticket policy, it is possible to either change or cancel your reservation. If you choose to do this up to 48h before your scheduled departure, you will be required to pay a 20% fee. If you would like to change or cancel your ticket up to 24h before your expected departure, you will then be required to pay a 30% fee. Keep in mind that it is not possible to amend your reservation if you are within a 2h timeframe of your planned departure. The company’s schedule generally remains the same on weekdays and weekends, but may vary slightly during public holidays, with fewer buses usually being serviced.

Bilbao to San Sebastian Bus: Services on board

A large majority of the buses in Alsa’s fleet are equipped with unlimited complimentary Wi-Fi for its passengers. To take advantage of this free service, simply connect your portable device to the company’s network, go to their official website, and accept the terms and conditions. Once this is completed, you will be able to browse the Internet on most of your devices, included tablets and laptops. Additionally, Alsa has its own radio station for travelers to listen to, which plays a variety of genres for you to enjoy during your trip. There is also an entertainment channel that you can access on your electronic devices, and it is filled with recent television show episodes, movies, and news programs. Some buses even feature screens that will play this content throughout the duration of your trip. Each passenger has the right to bring one piece of luggage with them for free, and you can pay a small fee in order to bring additional pieces. Each passenger is also allowed to bring one pet, as long as they remain in a proper pet carrier for the entirety of the journey. There is room on every bus for up to four bicycles, so if you would like to bring one with you, make sure to contact the company ahead of time to ensure that there will be space. Almost all of Alsa’s buses are wheelchair accessible, including their toilets. Special seats are designated in each bus for travelers that have disabilities. If you contact Alsa ahead of your departure, you can ensure that an employee will be there to help you with boarding, stowing all of your luggage, and disembarking the bus once you have reached your final destination.

FAQs: Bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian

FAQs: Take the bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian is $9 (€8); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bilbao is on average 1 h 10 min   for the 48 mile (77 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian leaves at 7: 20 PM.
Yes, there are 6 direct buses a day from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian with Alsa or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar, Infobus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Bilbao, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, Bilbao, Zorroza and Bilbao, Abando (Estación). When arriving in Donostia-San Sebastian, you can end your journey in bus stations like Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses and Donostia-San Sebastian.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bilbao is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Bilbao to Donostia-San Sebastian is January.
Yes, you can take a bus between Bilbao and Donostia-San Sebastian.

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