You can get from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian on Oct 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||126 miles (203 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$15 - $24|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $15 (€12) • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $24 (€20) • 2 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER|
Take a bus or train to travel 126 miles (203 km) from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian.
Travelers can go from Bordeaux to San Sebastian by bus, train, or flight, with some journeys taking as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes. Bordeaux's main tourist attractions are Place Royale, the Grand Theatre, and taking a tour of the nearby vineyards. La Concha beach, the Old Town, and Urgull Hill are the top things to see in San Sebastian.
Train: SNCF trains connect both cities in approximately three hours. Travelers are required to alight in Hendaye and transfer to a train operated by Renfe (Spanish Railways). There are usually 8 to 10 trains per day, which depart from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean and arrive at Donostia-San Sebastian.
Bus: Alsa, Eurolines, Flixbus, and OuiBus run frequent buses between Bordeaux and San Sebastian. Direct journeys take 2 hours and 30 minutes, but those that require a transfer can take as long as 13 hours. The departure station is located on Rue Charles Domercq, and buses arrive at San Sebastian's central bus station.
Flight: Flying between these two cities is an option provided by Iberia and British Airways, although flights involve a stopover in Madrid or Barcelona and can take up to 14 hours once layover time is taken into account. There are at least six flights per day, which depart from Merignac Airport and arrive at San Sebastian-Donostia.
Travel between Bordeaux, France and Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Spain:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Spain has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 10/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian.
The current restriction level for returning to Bordeaux, France from Spain is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 10/18/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bordeaux from Donostia-San Sebastian here.
There are 2 travel options from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).
This is compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:
A bus is generally $9 (€8) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $24 (€20) from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian.
The quickest way to travel between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian is by train, which takes on average 2 h 26 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 40 min.
You should expect to travel around 126 miles (203 km) between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian.
The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Donostia-San Sebastian as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bordeaux.
When planning your trip from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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