How to travel from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian

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from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian

You can get from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian on Jun 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00AMLisbon14h55 02:55AMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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11:00AMLisbon14h55 02:55AMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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10:30AMLisbon15h25 02:55AMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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11:00AMLisboa, Gare Oriente14h55 02:55AMDonostia-San Sebastian
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10:30AMLisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios15h25 02:55AMDonostia-San Sebastian
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Travel Information from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance489 miles (788 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $432 (€386) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Vueling

Travel 489 miles (788 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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FAQs

International travel from Lisbon, Portugal to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Portugal?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Donostia-San Sebastian if traveling from Lisbon?

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian.

Return travel to Lisbon, Portugal from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Portugal from Spain?

Entry into Portugal is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Portugal from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Portugal:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Portugal?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Portugal to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Lisbon, Portugal was last verified on 6/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lisbon from Donostia-San Sebastian.

There are 4 travel options from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Lisbon is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

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

A ferry is $66 (€59) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average $66 (€59).

A ferry is generally $432 (€386) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $432 (€386) from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian.

A ferry is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $1 (€1) from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian.

The fastest way to get to Donostia-San Sebastian from Lisbon is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Donostia-San Sebastian by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian distance is around 489 miles (788 km).

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Lisbon, Gare Rodoviaria Sete Rios to San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Lisbon Portela Airport to San Sebastian.

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

  • You can go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Lisbon by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $66 (€59) with Alsa from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $432 (€386) with Vueling from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, Alsa or Eurolines Switzerland.
  • You can book a direct flight with.

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.

Omio customers who travel from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Donostia-San Sebastian and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $66 (€59) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $432 (€386) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lisbon to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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