How to travel from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian

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Travel Information to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante

distanceDistance351 miles (566 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$80 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $57 (€49) • 9 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€69) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBilman Bus, Air Nostrum or Renfe ALVIA

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 351 miles (566 km) from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bilman Bus, Air Nostrum or Renfe ALVIA among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian

How to get from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Bilman Bus
08:15AM10h45
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
07:00PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$761One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Bilman Bus
08:15AM10h45
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
07:00PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$761One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Air Nostrum
01:35PM7h15
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
08:50PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$8601One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Bilman Bus
08:20PM10h45
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
07:05AMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$761One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
06:45PM27h05
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
09:50PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$1711One-way
2 transfers
Vueling
08:40PM11h25
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
08:05AMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$1561One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
06:55AM10h10
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
05:05PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$3531One-way
1 transfer
Air Nostrum
09:10AM11h40
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
08:50PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$5311One-way
1 transfer

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Renfe Intercity, Air Nostrum and AVE will get you between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante. 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.

    Vueling is one of Spain’s leading low-cost airlines where you can choose between Basic, Optima or Time Flex tickets for your next travel between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian.

      FAQs: Travel from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian

      FAQs: Travel to Donostia-San Sebastian 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 Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante is by taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€49).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.

      Taking a bus costs $24 (€20) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $80 (€69) for the same trip.

      A bus is $98 (€84) less than a train with an average ticket price of $154 (€133) from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.

      The quickest way to travel to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Donostia-San Sebastian by bus takes 9 h 45 min on average.

      Taking a train requires on average 7 h 45 min of travel time.

      The Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian distance is around 351 miles (566 km).

      The average frequency per day from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 1 train per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian:

      • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses) to Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses.
      • Most travelers catch their flight from Alicante Elche Airport and arrive in San Sebastián Airport.
      • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Alicante-Terminal to Donostia-San Sebastián.

      The following travel companies offer services from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian:

      • Travel with Bilman Bus, Infobus, Movelia or BlaBlaCar for buses to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Bilman Bus Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for $57 (€49).
      • Travel with Air Nostrum, Vueling Airlines, Volotea, Air Europa or Iberia for flights to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Airlines Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for $80 (€69).
      • Travel with Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Intercity, Renfe (3), AVE or Renfe (13) to go to Donostia-San Sebastian by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find AVE Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for $154 (€133).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct bus to Donostia-San Sebastian with Bilman Bus with 1 direct bus per day.

      Direct services to Donostia-San Sebastian tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Looking to extend your trip from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian? Many Omio customers who go from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, Pamplona or Paris. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, Pamplona or Paris from Donostia-San Sebastian, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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