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Madrid to San Sebastian

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07:30Madrid6h35 14:05San Sebastian
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07:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h20 14:05San Sebastian
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08:00Madrid5h25 13:25San Sebastian
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08:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h10 13:25San Sebastian
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09:00Madrid6h00 15:00San Sebastian
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09:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h45 15:00San Sebastian
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11:00Madrid6h00 17:00San Sebastian
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13:00Madrid6h45 19:45San Sebastian
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13:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h30 19:45San Sebastian
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15:00Madrid5h15 20:15San Sebastian
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16:00Madrid5h25 21:25San Sebastian
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17:00Madrid5h40 22:40San Sebastian
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17:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h25 22:40San Sebastian
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19:00Madrid5h20 00:20San Sebastian
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21:30Madrid5h25 02:55San Sebastian
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21:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h10 02:55San Sebastian
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23:30Madrid7h10 06:40San Sebastian
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The fastest buses

from Madrid
to San Sebastian

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Fastest Journey

5 h 10 m

Average

5 h 50 m

Buses per day

17

Distance

352 km

Of the 17 bus that leave Madrid for San Sebastian every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 352 km distance in an average of 5 h 50 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 5 h 10 m .

The slowest bus will take 7 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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21:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h10 02:55San Sebastian
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$621One-way
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08:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h10 13:25San Sebastian
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$621One-way
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15:00Madrid5h15 20:15San Sebastian
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$641One-way
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19:00Madrid5h20 00:20San Sebastian
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$441One-way
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08:00Madrid5h25 13:25San Sebastian
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$611One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$202Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 17
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$202Air Nostrum
Wed
Sep 18
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$162Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 19
$53Renfe
$44Alsa
$271Vueling
Fri
Sep 20
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$445Air Nostrum
Sat
Sep 21
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$213Vueling
Sun
Sep 22
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$303Vueling
Mon
Sep 23
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$44Alsa
$240Vueling
Tue
Sep 24
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$167Vueling
Wed
Sep 25
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$149Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$161Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$207Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$162Air Nostrum
Sun
Sep 29
$57Renfe
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Mon
Sep 30
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$162Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 1
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$155Vueling
Wed
Oct 2
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$134Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 3
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$178Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
$44Renfe
$44Alsa
$207Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
$57Renfe
$44Alsa
$132Vueling

The cheapest buses

from Madrid
to San Sebastian

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Cheapest

$44

Average

$49

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Madrid to San Sebastian will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 44.

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07:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T46h20 14:05San Sebastian
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$441One-way
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09:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T45h45 15:00San Sebastian
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$441One-way
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13:00Madrid6h45 19:45San Sebastian
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$441One-way
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11:00Madrid6h00 17:00San Sebastian
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$441One-way
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17:00Madrid5h40 22:40San Sebastian
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$441One-way

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Journey Summary

Madrid to San Sebastian Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
6 hours 4 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $44
Buses depart from:Madrid
Bus arrives in:San Sebastian
Distance:352 km
BusBus Companies:Alsa

Buses from Madrid to San Sebastian

Taking the bus is the most budget-friendly way to reach the coastal resort of San Sebastian from Spain's capital, Madrid. The journey by bus is also surprisingly quick, taking not much longer than the train and significantly less time than any available flight. Direct buses depart every 1-2 hours around the clock, including at weekends.

Which bus companies travel from Madrid to San Sebastian?

Buses from Madrid to San Sebastian are all provided by Alsa. Most of these journeys will be on regular Alsa buses, which always have a restroom on board, plus free newspapers and headphones for all passengers. A few journeys a day are on Alpha Premium buses. For a higher price, passengers can enjoy a range of additional Premium services, including free Wi-Fi, a dining menu and more.

How long is the bus from Madrid to San Sebastian?

The fastest regular service along this route takes just 5 hours 10 minutes, departing in the morning at around 8:15 a.m. daily. The longest journey is an overnight service taking 7 hours 10 minutes. The average journey takes approximately 6 hours.

How many buses are there from Madrid to San Sebastian?

Typically, there will be around 15-18 direct buses available per day. 9-11 buses depart from Madrid's Avenida de América Interchange Station, while 5-6 buses depart from Terminal T4 of Madrid-Barajas Airport. One bus a day departs from Estacion Sur Bus Station. The first bus departs at 12:30 a.m. and the last bus departs at 11:30 p.m.

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

Departure bus stations: Madrid Avenida de América, Madrid-Barajas Airport T4, and Madrid Estacion Sur. Avenida de América is a large bus station that's about a 23-minute train ride from the center of the old city. Madrid-Barajas is an international airport that's just 6 miles from downtown Madrid. Estacion Sur is the city's biggest bus station, to the south of the center. All three stations offer plenty of bus and train connections.

Arrival bus station: Estacion Donostia Geltkoia, San Sebastian's main bus station is centrally located, within easy walking distance of many of the city's main attractions. A wide variety of bus companies offer short and long-distance routes from here to the rest of Spain.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
BusMadrid America

Amenities

BusMadrid Est. Sur

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