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The cheapest trains

from Barcelona
to San Sebastian

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$75

Average

$75

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 Barcelona to San Sebastian will cost around $ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 75.

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07:30Barcelona Sants5h33 13:03Donostia
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$751One-way

Train Times

Barcelona to San Sebastian

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07:30Barcelona Sants5h33 13:03Donostia
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
Sep 21
$75Renfe
$39Vibasa
$150Vueling
Sun
Sep 22
$75Renfe
$39Vibasa
$116Vueling
Mon
Sep 23
$75Renfe
$37Flixbus
$104Vueling
Tue
Sep 24
$52Renfe
$39Vibasa
$104Vueling
Wed
Sep 25
$52Renfe
$39Vibasa
$69Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
$52Renfe
$39Vibasa
$58Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
$75Renfe
$32Flixbus
$58Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
$52Renfe
$32Flixbus
$69Vueling
Sun
Sep 29
$52Renfe
$35Flixbus
$46Vueling
Mon
Sep 30
$52Renfe
$39Vibasa
$81Vueling
Tue
Oct 1
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$35Vueling
Wed
Oct 2
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$29Vueling
Thu
Oct 3
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$35Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
$68Renfe
$34Flixbus
$58Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
$45Renfe
$29Flixbus
$35Vueling
Sun
Oct 6
$52Renfe
$29Flixbus
$58Vueling
Mon
Oct 7
$52Renfe
$29Flixbus
$35Vueling
Tue
Oct 8
$45Renfe
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Wed
Oct 9
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$35Vueling
Thu
Oct 10
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$29Vueling
Fri
Oct 11
$52Renfe
$29Flixbus
$58Vueling

The fastest trains

from Barcelona
to San Sebastian

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

5 h 33 m

Average

5 h 33 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

401 km

Of the 1 train that leave Barcelona for San Sebastian every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 401 km distance in an average of 5 h 33 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5 h 33 m .

The slowest train will take 5 h 33 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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07:30Barcelona Sants5h33 13:03Donostia
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$751One-way

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Journey Summary

Barcelona to San Sebastian Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 37 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $48
Trains depart from:Barcelona
Trains arrive in:San Sebastian
Distance:401 km
TrainTrain Companies:Renfe

Trains from Barcelona to San Sebastian

Catching the train from Barcelona to San Sebastian is a great way to visit the Basque country. Every day, travelers will have plenty of trains in Spain to choose from. On weekdays, 2 direct trains leave Barcelona Sants Estacio, departing at 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. respectively. Both take around 5½ hours to complete the journey and no changes are required. There are 3 trains on Saturdays, but only a single service on Sundays which leaves at 7:30 a.m.

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Barcelona to San Sebastian Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€45

1 Day in Advance

€45

1 Week in Advance

€45

2 Weeks in Advance

€45

1 Month in Advance

€45

3 Months in Advance

€45


Barcelona to San Sebastian Trains: General Information


Travelers in Spain can offset some of the cost of Barcelona San Sebastian train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Barcelona to San Sebastian trains are operated by Renfe.
  • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from Barcelona's Sants train station and arrive at San Sebastian's Donostia train station.
  • autobus The Barcelona to San Sebastian train journey takes as little as 5 hours and 33 minutes to arrive in San Sebastian.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Barcelona to San Sebastian train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Barcelona

All trains from Barcelona to San Sebastian depart from the Catalan capital's Sants Estacio, located in the western part of Barcelona city center. Getting from central hotels to Sants is simple. Just hop on the Metro and get off at the Sants Estacio stop. For those coming from the airport, the best option is to take Metro line L9 to Collblanc and then change to L5, which stops at the station. Leave at least 40 minutes to make the journey from the airport, and around 20 minutes from the center of town.

Getting into San Sebastian by Train

San Sebastian is mainly known for one thing - its spectacular coastline. With miles of sandy beaches and great surf, the city is heaven for beach lovers but it also offers some stunning historical attractions, a fine aquarium and a lively art scene. All trains from Barcelona get into San Sebastian's Donostia station. There is a new bus station right next to the station, so getting to other parts of the city is simple. However, to reach the seafront and the center, just walk across the river and you will soon be at the heart of town.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Barcelona
San Sebastian
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