Cheap bus tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Cheapest

$41

Average

$41

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

The average ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona will cost around $ 41 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 41.

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07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian8h05 03:20PMBarcelona
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$411One-way
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07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian7h35 02:50PMBarcelona
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$411One-way
11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian8h15 07:45AMBarcelona
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$411One-way
11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian7h50 07:20AMBarcelona
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$411One-way

Bus schedule from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian8h05 03:20PMBarcelona
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07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian7h35 02:50PMBarcelona
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11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian8h15 07:45AMBarcelona
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11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian7h50 07:20AMBarcelona
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Wed
Jan 19
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$66Vueling
Thu
Jan 20
$66Renfe Alvia
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Fri
Jan 21
$66Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$66Vueling
Sat
Jan 22
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Sun
Jan 23
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$77Vueling
Mon
Jan 24
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$66Vueling
Tue
Jan 25
$41Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Wed
Jan 26
$49Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Thu
Jan 27
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Fri
Jan 28
$55Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$66Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$41Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Sun
Jan 30
$50Renfe Alvia
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Mon
Jan 31
$66Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$98Iberia
Tue
Feb 1
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$35Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$35Vueling
Thu
Feb 3
$50Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$98Iberia
Fri
Feb 4
$74Renfe Alvia
$41Vibasa
$66Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$49Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$98Iberia
Sun
Feb 6
$66Renfe Alvia
$41Flixbus
$55Vueling

Bus times from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m

Average

7 h 56 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

401 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Donostia-San Sebastian for Barcelona every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 401 km distance in an average of 7 h 56 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 15 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.

2nd Fastest
07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian7h35 02:50PMBarcelona
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$411One-way
11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian7h50 07:20AMBarcelona
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$411One-way
07:15AMDonostia-San Sebastian8h05 03:20PMBarcelona
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$411One-way
11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian8h15 07:45AMBarcelona
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$411One-way

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Overview: Bus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€34)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersVibasa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona cover the 249 miles (401 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Vibasa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€34), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $41 (€34).

Bus providers: FlixBus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

For as little as $41 (€34) you can travel by bus to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $41

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from San Sebastian to Barcelona

Buses in Spain are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international routes. Buses from San Sebastian to Barcelona are operated by Vibasa and FlixBus. Vibasa travels from San Sebastian to Barcelona directly 6 times per day, every day of the week. All Flixbus routes require a transfer in Toulouse and only travel once per day on Saturdays and Sundays. Buses take between 7 and 13 hours to travel from San Sebastian to Barcelona depending on the service chosen. All buses depart from San Sebastian's Donostia bus station and arrive at either Barcelona's Nord or Sants bus station.

San Sebastian to Barcelona Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from San Sebastian to Barcelona when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€32

1 Day in Advance

€32

1 Week in Advance

€32

2 Weeks in Advance

€32

1 Month in Advance

€32

3 Months in Advance

€32

San Sebastian to Barcelona Buses: General Information


  • autobus All San Sebastian to Barcelona buses are run by Vibasa and FlixBus. Visbasa makes the journey every day of the week, while FlixBus only makes the journey once per day on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • autobus All Vibasa buses are direct, while all FlixBus journeys require a transfer in Toulouse. All buses depart from San Sebastian's Donostia bus station and arrive at either Barcelona's Nord or Sants bus station.
  • autobus The San Sebastian to Barcelona bus trip takes as little as 6 hours and 55 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
  • autobus Most travelers book their San Sebastian to Barcelona bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Bus from San Sebastian

Buses from San Sebastian to Barcelona depart from San Sebastian's Donostia bus station. The station is at Arquitectos Kortazar Kalea, 1 close to the city center and is easy to reach on foot or using public transport. Local bus services run by D bus cover most of the city and routes stopping by the station include the 17, 24 and 37. Taxis are also available although travelers should be sure to choose those displaying the official badge.

Getting into Barcelona by Bus

Fabulous beaches, shopping and nightlife and amazing architecture and attractions like La Sagrada Famiglia, Parc Guell and La Rambla ensure that visitors keep returning to Barcelona year after year. Whether visiting for the beach or business, visitors are assured of a memorable break in one of Spain's most beautiful cities. Buses from San Sebastian to Barcelona terminate at the Barcelona Nord bus station in the Elxample district of the city. The station once served as a rail station and is approximately 1 mile from Placa de Catalunya and the main tourist attractions. Travelers can take the Metro (line 1) or one of the RENFE Rodalies de Catalunya overground trains that serve the city and its suburbs from Arc de Triomf station which is in front of the station on Place d' Andre Malraux. The metro is open until midnight from Sunday to Thursday, and until 2:00 a.m on Friday and all night on Saturday. Local buses and trams also stop nearby and taxis are available outside the station.

Travel Tips: Bus to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest bus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona for the next 7 days starting from $41 (€34)  one way.

How much is the bus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona on average?

The bus price between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona is on average $41 (€34)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian by bus?

The distance between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona by bus is approximately 249 miles (401 km).

How many hours is the bus time from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

The bus time to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian is on average 7 h 35 min  for the 249 miles (401 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus providers offer a service between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona?

For the best Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Vibasa, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona to compare what amenities they may offer.

When can I take the first bus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The earliest bus departing from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona leaves at 6: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona leaves at 10: 30 PM. You can find the latest Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you book the Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $41 (€34). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.