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from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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

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To get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona on May 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian7h50 07:20AMBarcelona
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$391One-way
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11:30PMDonostia-San Sebastian8h15 07:45AMBarcelona
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May 22
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$39Vibasa
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Mon
May 23
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$38Flixbus
$112Vueling
Tue
May 24
$69Renfe Alvia
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Wed
May 25
$69Renfe Alvia
$39Vibasa
$88Vueling
Thu
May 26
$102Renfe Alvia
$156Union Ivkoni International
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Fri
May 27
$102Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$82Vueling
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May 28
$69Renfe Alvia
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May 29
$69Renfe Alvia
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Mon
May 30
$76Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$82Vueling
Tue
May 31
$76Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$71Vueling
Wed
Jun 1
$69Renfe Alvia
$39Vibasa
$82Vueling
Thu
Jun 2
$69Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$101Vueling
Fri
Jun 3
$69Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$61Vueling
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Jun 4
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$38Flixbus
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Sun
Jun 5
$69Renfe Alvia
$36Flixbus
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Jun 6
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$38Flixbus
$94Vueling
Tue
Jun 7
$69Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$88Vueling
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Jun 8
$69Renfe Alvia
$38Flixbus
$77Vueling
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Jun 9
$69Renfe Alvia
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$71Vueling
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Jun 10
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Travel Information between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€34) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $76 (€68) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 249 miles (401 km) from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.

How to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona, 51,95% 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 Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona 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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FAQs

How do I go from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

There are 3 travel options from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€34) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is usually $39 (€35) less than taking a flight to Barcelona, which costs on average $76 (€68) for the same trip.

A bus is $8 (€7) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona costing on average $46 (€41).

What is the quickest way to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 38 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

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

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Donostia-San Sebastian at San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca and arrive in Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly depart from San Sebastian and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Vibasa can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Vibasa from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona for $37 (€34) on Omio.
  • Vueling can take you to Barcelona by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Vueling from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona for $76 (€68).
  • Travel with Renfe Alvia to go to Barcelona by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Renfe Alvia Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $46 (€41).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona?

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

How far in advance should I purchase my Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $37 (€34) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $76 (€68) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $46 (€41) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.