Cheap train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$57

Average

$57

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 Barcelona will cost around $ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 57.

Cheapest
07:28AMDonostia5h38 01:06PMBarcelona Sants
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$571One-way

Train schedule from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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07:28AMDonostia5h38 01:06PMBarcelona Sants
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Wed
Jan 26
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$209Iberia
Thu
Jan 27
$74Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Fri
Jan 28
$41Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$76Vueling
Sat
Jan 29
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Sun
Jan 30
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$88Vueling
Mon
Jan 31
$49Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Tue
Feb 1
$41Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$45Vueling
Wed
Feb 2
$33Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$40Vueling
Thu
Feb 3
$41Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Fri
Feb 4
$41Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$88Vueling
Sat
Feb 5
$33Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Sun
Feb 6
$49Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$82Vueling
Mon
Feb 7
$66Renfe Alvia
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Tue
Feb 8
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$45Vueling
Wed
Feb 9
$49Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$40Vueling
Thu
Feb 10
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$45Vueling
Fri
Feb 11
$66Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$65Vueling
Sat
Feb 12
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$97Iberia
Sun
Feb 13
$66Renfe Alvia
$40Flixbus
$88Vueling
Mon
Feb 14
$57Renfe Alvia
$40Vibasa
$40Vueling

Fastest train times from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Fastest Journey

5 h 38 m

Average

5 h 38 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

401 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Donostia-San Sebastian for Barcelona every day 1 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 5 h 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 38 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.

Fastest
07:28AMDonostia5h38 01:06PMBarcelona Sants
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$571One-way

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Overview: Train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona cover the 249 miles (401 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 38 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€47).

Train providers: Renfe from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona trains

For as little as $41 (€34) you can travel by train to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian with Renfe. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Renfe when booking your train tickets between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Trains from San Sebastian to Barcelona

    Trains in Spain are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Renfe operating domestic and international train routes in Spain. Renfe operates trains from San Sebastian to Barcelona seven days a week. There are usually 2 trains from San Sebastian to Barcelona per day. These are direct Alvia trains that circulate both on high-speed routes and on conventional stretches, which significantly shortens travel time. From Monday to Saturday the first train departs at 7:28 a.m. while the second train leaves San Sebastian at 4:10 p.m. The average duration of the trip in both cases is 5 hours and 50 minutes. On Sundays, there are 3 trains– two on board Alvia trains and one on a Renfe Intercity train. All 3 San Sebastian to Barcelona trains are direct and their respective departure times are at 7:28 a.m., 2:37 p.m., and 4:10 p.m. The San Sebastián-Barcelona train timetables are fixed throughout the year.

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    San Sebastian to Barcelona Train Cost

    Average prices for Renfe trains from San Sebastian to Barcelona 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

    San Sebastian to Barcelona Trains: General Information


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

    • autobus All San Sebastian to Barcelona trains are run by Renfe.
    • autobus All Renfe trains are direct, depart from San Sebastian's Donostia train station and arrive at Barcelona's Sants train station.
    • autobus The San Sebastian to Barcelona train journey takes as little as 5 hours and 23 minutes to arrive in Barcelona.
    • autobus Most travelers book their San Sebastian to Barcelona train tickets approximately 1 week in advance of the travel date.

    Train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 46 €
    2 weeks earlier 38 €21%
    3 weeks earlier 43 €7%
    1 month before 41 €12%
    2 months earlier 43 €7%
    3 months earlier 40 €15%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian - Barcelona. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian - Barcelona 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 7% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Donostia-San Sebastian - Barcelona with 2 months in advance you save up to about 7% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 15%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

    Travel by train to Barcelona easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona to cost as little as $41 (€34)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $56 (€47)  for a train ticket to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian.

    How far is Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian by train?

    You should expect to travel around 249 miles (401 km)  to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian by train.

    How long is the train ride to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian?

    The Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona train duration is on average 5 h 38 min, which is to be expected when traveling 249 miles (401 km) between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What train companies go from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

    When taking a train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Barcelona. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Can I find a direct train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

    Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona with Renfe Alvia, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.

    How many train services per day are there from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

    The average number of trains departing Donostia-San Sebastian for Barcelona is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona? What time is the last train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

    The earliest train departing from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona leaves at 6: 28 AM. The last train departing from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona leaves at 6: 28 AM. You can find the latest Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    When should I book the Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona train for the best deals on tickets?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $56 (€47) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Donostia-San Sebastian
    Barcelona
    The major railway station for departures from Donostia-San Sebastian is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.