Madrid to San Sebastian

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1 train from $58
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3 trains from $58
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3 trains from $58
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Mon
Sep 16
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$203Air Nostrum
Tue
Sep 17
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$203Air Nostrum
Wed
Sep 18
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$163Air Nostrum
Thu
Sep 19
$53Renfe
$44Alsa
$273Vueling
Fri
Sep 20
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$448Air Nostrum
Sat
Sep 21
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$215Vueling
Sun
Sep 22
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$305Vueling
Mon
Sep 23
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$44Alsa
$242Vueling
Tue
Sep 24
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$168Vueling
Wed
Sep 25
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$150Vueling
Thu
Sep 26
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$162Vueling
Fri
Sep 27
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$209Vueling
Sat
Sep 28
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$163Air Nostrum
Sun
Sep 29
$58Renfe
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Mon
Sep 30
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$163Air Nostrum
Tue
Oct 1
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$156Vueling
Wed
Oct 2
$45Renfe
$44Alsa
$135Air Nostrum
Thu
Oct 3
$32Renfe
$44Alsa
$180Vueling
Fri
Oct 4
$44Renfe
$44Alsa
$209Vueling
Sat
Oct 5
$58Renfe
$44Alsa
$133Vueling

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.


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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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San Sebastian
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