Trains from Barcelona to San Sebastian

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The cheapest Trains

from Barcelona
to San Sebastian

Cheapest

$113

Average

$114

Showing times and prices for May 24

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 Barcelona to San Sebastian will cost around $ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 113.

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09:30Barcelona Sants10h 18m 19:48Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants7h 4m 16:34Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants13h 27m 22:57Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
2nd cheapest
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09:30Barcelona Sants11h 19m 20:49Donostia
$115
1One-way
$1151One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants11h 58m 21:28Donostia
$119
1One-way
$1191One-way

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Fri
May 24
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$39Vibasa
$84Vueling
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May 25
$53Renfe
$33Flixbus
$69Vueling
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May 26
$53Renfe
$35Flixbus
$40Vueling
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May 27
$53Renfe
$33Flixbus
$69Vueling
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May 28
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$45Vueling
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May 29
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$45Vueling
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May 30
$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
$40Vueling
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$53Renfe
$29Flixbus
$40Vueling
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$45Renfe
$34Flixbus
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$53Renfe
$39Vibasa
$69Vueling
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$53Renfe
$33Flixbus
$45Vueling
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$53Renfe
$39Vibasa
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$45Renfe
$39Vibasa
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$53Renfe
$31Flixbus
$40Vueling
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$75Renfe
$39Vibasa
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$53Renfe
$33Flixbus
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$53Renfe
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Jun 10
$53Renfe
$39Vibasa
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$45Renfe
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$34Vueling
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$53Renfe
$39Vibasa
$34Vueling

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The fastest trains

from Barcelona
to San Sebastian

Fastest Journey

7h 4m

Average

10h 49m

train per day

5

Distance

401 km

Showing times and prices for May 24

Of the 5 trains that leave Barcelona for San Sebastian every day 0 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 401 km distance in an average of 10h 49m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7h 4m .

The slowest trains will take 13h 27m 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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09:30Barcelona Sants7h 4m 16:34Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
2nd fastest
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09:30Barcelona Sants10h 18m 19:48Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants11h 19m 20:49Donostia
$115
1One-way
$1151One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants11h 58m 21:28Donostia
$119
1One-way
$1191One-way
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09:30Barcelona Sants13h 27m 22:57Donostia
$113
1One-way
$1131One-way
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Journey Summary

Barcelona to San Sebastian Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 38 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $51
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.

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Best fares for trains from Barcelona to San Sebastian

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Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
13:305h 40m19:10
BarcelonaSan Sebastian
Fastest Trains from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Sun, May 26
Train
Renfe
05:305h 33m11:03
BarcelonaSan Sebastian
Mon, May 27
Train
Renfe
05:305h 33m11:03
BarcelonaSan Sebastian
Wed, May 29
Train
Renfe
05:305h 33m11:03
BarcelonaSan Sebastian
Return Train Tickets for San Sebastian to Barcelona
Sat, May 25
Train
Renfe
14:105h 59m20:09
San SebastianBarcelona
Sun, May 26
Train
Renfe
05:285h 52m11:20
San SebastianBarcelona
Mon, May 27
Train
Renfe
14:105h 59m20:09
San SebastianBarcelona
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San Sebastian
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