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4 trains from $58
Wed, Jul 24
4 trains from $58
Fri, Jul 26
4 trains from $38
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Jul 22
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$44Alsa
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Tue
Jul 23
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$164Air Nostrum
Wed
Jul 24
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$164Air Nostrum
Thu
Jul 25
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$204Air Nostrum
Fri
Jul 26
$38Renfe
$44Alsa
$245Vueling
Sat
Jul 27
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$204Air Nostrum
Sun
Jul 28
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$180Air France
Mon
Jul 29
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$136Air Nostrum
Tue
Jul 30
$46Renfe
$44Alsa
$118Air Nostrum
Wed
Jul 31
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$136Air Nostrum
Thu
Aug 1
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$210Vueling
Fri
Aug 2
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$186Vueling
Sat
Aug 3
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$228Vueling
Sun
Aug 4
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$190Vueling
Mon
Aug 5
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$200Air France
Tue
Aug 6
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$163Vueling
Wed
Aug 7
$46Renfe
$44Alsa
$104Vueling
Thu
Aug 8
$46Renfe
$44Alsa
$192Vueling
Fri
Aug 9
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$202Vueling
Sat
Aug 10
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$192Vueling
Sun
Aug 11
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$175Vueling

Travel from Madrid to San Sebastian

If you are traveling in Spain and want to visit the beaches of San Sebastian or sample the unique culture of the Basque Country, there are plenty of buses, trains, and flights from Madrid every day. Buses and trains take around the same amount of time to reach San Sebastian (between 5 and 7 hours). That leaves flying as easily the fastest route, at about 55 minutes; however, it will take approximately 4 hours to fly from Madrid to San Sebastian when travel time to and from Madrid and San Sebastian's airports is taken into consideration.


Trains from Madrid to San Sebastian | Buses from Madrid to San Sebastian | Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian

Madrid to San Sebastian Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€40

5:10 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€43

5:23 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€241

0:55 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian?

Cheapest way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian. Buses traveling from Madrid to San Sebastian depart from either Madrid's Estacion Sur De Autobuses, Avenida de América, or Aeropuerto Barajas T4 bus station and take at least 5 hours and 10 minutes to arrive at San Sebastian's Donostia bus station. Approximately 18 buses travel from Madrid to San Sebastian every day. The first Madrid to San Sebastian bus departs at 7:30 a.m. while the last departs at 12:30 a.m. All Madrid to San Sebastian buses are operated by Alsa.


Fastest way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian. Even when travel time to and from Madrid and San Sebastian's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight is still at least an hour faster than traveling from Madrid to Paris by bus or train. Direct flights depart from Madrid's Barajas airport and arrive at San Sebastian airport after approximately an hour of flight time. Direct flights from Madrid to San Sebastian are operated by Iberia.


Most popular way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian. While taking a flight is faster, it is also significantly more expensive than taking the train or bus. Most travelers prefer the convenience and comfort of traveling from Madrid to San Sebastian by train. There are usually 4 trains traveling from Madrid to San Sebastian per day, with the first departing Madrid at 9:00 a.m. All trains traveling from Madrid to San Sebastian are direct and operated by Renfe.


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Best fares from Madrid to San Sebastian

This Weekend
This month
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Fri, Jul 26
Bus
Alsa
15:155h 25m20:40
MadridSan Sebastian
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Renfe
15:405h 17m20:57
MadridSan Sebastian
Fri, Jul 26
Flight
Vueling
05:4510h 10m15:55
MadridSan Sebastian
Fastest Way to Travel from Madrid to San Sebastian
Thu, Jul 25
Flight
Air Nostrum
07:451h 15m09:00
MadridSan Sebastian
Thu, Aug 22
Flight
Air Nostrum
07:451h 15m09:00
MadridSan Sebastian
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
Air Nostrum
18:001h 20m19:20
MadridSan Sebastian
Return Journeys from San Sebastian to Madrid
Wed, Jul 24
Bus
Alsa
08:005h 15m13:15
San SebastianMadrid
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Renfe
12:047h 38m19:42
San SebastianMadrid
Wed, Jul 24
Flight
Air Nostrum
05:301h 20m06:50
San SebastianMadrid

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Madrid
San Sebastian
BusMadrid America

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BusMadrid Est. Sur

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 6
Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11
Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
FlightMadrid-Barajas

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