The cheapest buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander

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Cheapest

$27

Average

$27

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 Santander will cost around $ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

Cheapest
01:30PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca4h05 05:35PMSantander
1 changes
$271One-way

Timetable Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander

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01:30PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca4h05 05:35PMSantander
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Sun
Oct 24
$24Alsa
Mon
Oct 25
$17Alsa
Tue
Oct 26
$17Alsa
Wed
Oct 27
$17Alsa
Thu
Oct 28
$17Alsa
Fri
Oct 29
$17Alsa
Sun
Oct 31
$24Alsa
Mon
Nov 1
$17Alsa
Tue
Nov 2
$17Alsa
Wed
Nov 3
$17Alsa
Fri
Nov 5
$17Alsa
Sun
Nov 7
$24Alsa
Tue
Nov 9
$17Alsa
Wed
Nov 10
$17Alsa
Thu
Nov 11
$17Alsa
Fri
Nov 12
$17Alsa

The fastest buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Fastest Journey

4 h 5 m

Average

4 h 5 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

149 km

It's difficult to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander without transferring at least once.

Fastest
01:30PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca4h05 05:35PMSantander
1 changes
$271One-way

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Bus Information between Donostia-San Sebastian and Santander

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAlsa or Alsa Premium

Buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander cover the 92 miles (148 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like Alsa or Alsa Premium. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€14).

Bus companies

Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander with Alsa

Travel between Donostia-San Sebastian and Santander from $17 (€14) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Alsa

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.

    When purchasing your Alsa bus tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from San Sebastian to Santander

    San Sebastian-Santander buses run daily for 200 kilometres between the two Spanish cities. During this pleasant route, which runs along the coast of the Gulf of Viscaya and lasts less than 3 hours, travelers can relax, watch television and enjoy unforgettable panoramic views.

    What buses go from San Sebastian to Santander?

    The ALSA company operates every day this busy journey by means of buses of 2 categories: Premium and Normal. Both have spacious armchairs with footrests, free wifi connection and the Ociobus channel with a wide range of series, films and other audiovisual content. Premium San Sebastian Santander buses also have plugs, individual screens, press and headphones.

    How long is the bus from San Sebastian to Santander?

    The journeys on board Premium class coaches are shorter, have fewer stops and last 2 hours and 40 minutes. The rest of the San Sebastian Santander buses stop at a greater number of localities, so the duration of their journeys ranges between 2 hours and 50 minutes and 4 hours. All routes between the two cities are direct.

    How many buses from San Sebastian to Santander?

    From Monday to Friday there are 10 daily connections between San Sebastian and Santander. On Saturdays the frequency of departures is reduced to 9 a day, while on Sundays there are 10 daily buses. Depending on the route and category of the bus, intermediate stops are made in places such as Éibar, Bilbao, Baracaldo, Laredo, Deba or Zarautz.

    Where do the buses from San Sebastian to Santander depart from and arrive at?

    San Sebastian Bus Station/Donostia: is located 7 minutes walk from the Old City and a short walk from the beaches. The station offers 15 minutes of free underground parking, keyed and coded lockers, pastries, vending machines, ticket offices, cafeterias, ATMs and ticket vending machines. Buses 09, 17, 24, 27, 37, 41 and 42 connect the railway enclosure with other urban areas.

    Santander bus station and airport: the first one is located in the centre of the city, one step away from the train station. Its premises have a leisure area, slogans, information points, ticket sales, kiosks, cafeterias, shops and a bakery. Every 30 minutes the buses of Transporte de Cantabria link the station with the airport of Santander.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander
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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander for as low as $17 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander?
    The bus price between Donostia-San Sebastian and Santander is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    How far is it from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander by bus?
    The Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander bus distance is approximately 92 miles (148 km).
    How long is the bus ride to Santander from Donostia-San Sebastian?
    On average the Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander bus time is 2 h 40 min  covering the 92 miles (148 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which bus providers can take me between Donostia-San Sebastian and Santander?
    If you're looking for buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander, you can rely on Alsa or Alsa Premium to get you to Santander. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    When does the first bus depart from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander? When does the last bus depart from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander?
    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Donostia-San Sebastian at 7: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Donostia-San Sebastian at 1: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander to get the best deals?
    You can find buses between Donostia-San Sebastian and Santander to cost on average $18 (€15) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Donostia-San Sebastian to Santander bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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