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.
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|Distance||92 miles (148 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$18 (€15)|
|Bus companies||Alsa 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).
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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