How to travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

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Travel Information between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $55
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $32 (€27) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $32 (€27) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVibasa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe (3)

Travel 249 miles (401 km) by train, bus or flight to Donostia-San Sebastian from Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Vibasa, Vueling Airlines or Renfe (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

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

Our recommendation
train

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

SNCF OUIGO
10:40AM9h38
Barcelona Sants
08:18PMDonostia-San Sebastián
$721One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
SNCF OUIGO
06:30AM16h17
Barcelona Sants
10:47PMDonostia-San Sebastián
$691One-way
3 transfers
Fastest
Vueling
07:30AM1h25
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
08:55AMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$1121One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF OUIGO
10:40AM12h07
Barcelona Sants
10:47PMDonostia-San Sebastián
$721One-way
3 transfers
SNCF OUIGO
06:30AM13h48
Barcelona Sants
08:18PMDonostia-San Sebastián
$691One-way
3 transfers
SNCF OUIGO
06:30AM13h48
Barcelona Sants
08:18PMDonostia-San Sebastián
$721One-way
3 transfers
FlixBus
09:55AM14h04
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
11:59PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$741One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:10PM14h25
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
02:35AMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$821One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
06:40AM15h30
Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
10:10PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
$841One-way
1 transfer
Iberia
08:45AM4h15
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
01:00PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$3111One-way
1 transfer
Iberia
09:15AM3h45
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
01:00PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$6741One-way
1 transfer
Iberia
04:55PM3h55
Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
08:50PMSan Sebastián Airport (EAS)
$6741One-way
1 transfer

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How to get from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian, 54,67% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

You can travel by travel to Donostia-San Sebastian from Barcelona with Renfe, Vueling Airlines and Alsa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Renfe is Spain’s national travel company operating freight and passenger travel on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of travel with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE travel run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia travel combine high-speed and normal speed travel serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant travel serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night travel routes.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.

        FAQs: Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian is a flight with an average price of $32 (€27).

        This is compared to other travel options from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian:

        A flight is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average $40 (€34).

        A flight is $24 (€21) less than a train with an average ticket price of $55 (€48) from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.

        The quickest way to travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 50 min of travel time.

        Getting to Donostia-San Sebastian by train takes 5 h 46 min on average.

        The Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian distance is around 249 miles (401 km).

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

        • 1 train a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers board their bus from Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses.
        • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to San Sebastián Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastián.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian:

        • You can travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian by bus with Vibasa, BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, Alsa, Infobus or Conda. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $40 (€34) with FlixBus from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
        • You can take a flight from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian with Vueling Airlines or Iberia. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€27) with Vueling Airlines from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
        • You can take a train from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian with Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe ALVIA, Renfe Regional Exprés, SNCF Intercités, TGV INOUI, Renfe (13), Ouigo, iryo or AVE. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€48) with Renfe ALVIA from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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

        • You'll find direct buses with Vibasa.
        • You'll find direct flights with Vueling Airlines.
        • You can take a direct train with Renfe ALVIA.

        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 journey.

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