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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
2 hours 55 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Barcelona|
|Flights arrive in:||San Sebastian|
The internal flight from Barcelona across Aragon to the Basque resort of San Sebastian is one of the shorter domestic connections in Spain. Although there are some direct services from the Catalan city to San Sebastian's local airport with a budget airline, there are also frequent daily flights to Bilbao Airport, a little further west along the Bay of Biscay coast. Flight times to San Sebastian are around an hour and 15 minutes, with departures from Barcelona in the morning and late afternoon.
Spanish budget airline Vueling offers daily direct flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian's compact local airport, with some services operating in a codeshare agreement with Spanish national carrier Iberia. Vueling also operates daily direct services from Barcelona to Bilbao, San Sebastian 's closest major international airport.
Vueling's direct flights from Barcelona take one hour and 15 minutes to cover the 250-mile route northwest to San Sebastian. Vueling flights to Bilbao take the same time.
The Vueling timetable offers two direct flights to San Sebastian from Barcelona seven days a week. Departure times are in the early morning and late afternoon. The Vueling schedule to Bilbao includes five direct weekday flights, with one flight on Saturdays and three on Sundays. Weekday timetables include morning, afternoon, and late evening take-off times.
Departure airport: Barcelona El Prat Airport is one of Europe's busiest airports, situated about nine miles south-west of central Barcelona. It is connected by frequent trains on Metro line L9 and Aerobus shuttle services, taking 20-30 minutes to reach the terminal. The airport has long and short-stay parking lots, a fashion mall, international restaurants and tapas bars, business facilities, and free WiFi.
Arrival airport: San Sebastian Airport is ten miles east of the city, by the French border, with local buses taking 30 minutes to get downtown. Bilbao Airport is about 55 miles west of San Sebastian, with express bus connections taking one hour to 90 minutes to reach the city. Both airports have coffee shops, gift stores, free WiFi, and taxi stands.