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Cheap train tickets and times from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 21 m

Average

8 h 5 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

352 km

Cheap train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to start from $56 with an average ticket price of $76.

The fastest train from Donostia-San Sebastian to takes 5h 21m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 5m and covers a distance of 352 km.

13 trains that leave Donostia-San Sebastian for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Renfe MD
11:05AM7h50
Donostia-San Sebastián
06:55PMPríncipe Pío
$561One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Renfe MD
11:05AM6h22
Donostia-San Sebastián
05:27PMMadrid Chamartín
$771One-way
1 transfer
Renfe ALVIA
04:52PM5h21
Donostia-San Sebastián
10:13PMMadrid Chamartín
$821One-way
0 transfers
Renfe MD
11:05AM12h09
Donostia-San Sebastián
11:14PMMadrid Chamartín
$821One-way
1 transfer
Renfe MD
02:00PM9h14
Donostia-San Sebastián
11:14PMMadrid Chamartín
$821One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe (3), Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe (13)

Trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid cover the 218 miles (352 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 48 min with our travel partners like Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe (13). There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $61 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Donostia-San Sebastián and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

Train providers: Renfe (3), Renfe and Renfe (12) from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid trains

For as little as $42 (€37) you can travel by train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid with Renfe (3), Renfe and Renfe (12). Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed AVE trains, regional trains, and night trains. The AVE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save money and time, as they allow you to travel overnight and arrive at your destination in the morning. Renfe offers several types of tickets, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Seville, and Madrid-Valencia. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Spain's most beautiful cities in comfort and style.

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

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 43 €
2 weeks earlier 42 €2%
3 weeks earlier 38 €13%
1 month before 34 €26%
2 months earlier 35 €23%
3 months earlier 34 €26%


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 - Madrid. 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 - Madrid 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 13% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Donostia-San Sebastian - Madrid with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 26%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

FAQs: Travel by train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid 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 Madrid.
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Cheap train tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid can start from as little as $25 (€22) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid is $61 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian is on average 4 h 48 min   for the 218 mile (352 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid leaves at 7: 02 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid leaves at 4: 05 PM.
Take the Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid train with Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA or Renfe (13). However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Donostia-San Sebastián, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid is January.
You have options as you can travel between Donostia-San Sebastian and Madrid 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Donostia-San Sebastian and Madrid

Donostia-San Sebastian
Madrid
Donostia-San Sebastián is the most popular Donostia-San Sebastian railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Donostia-San Sebastian for your trip to Madrid.
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