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from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian

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

Our recommendation

To get from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian on Jan 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35AMTarbes, Arrêt Bus Z.i. Bastillac3h25 02:00PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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$161One-way
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10:35AMTarbes, Arrêt Bus Z.i. Bastillac3h25 02:00PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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$161One-way
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04:00PMTarbes, Arrêt Bus Z.i. Bastillac3h30 07:30PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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$301One-way
07:30PMTarbes, Arrêt Bus Z.i. Bastillac3h30 11:00PMSan Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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$301One-way

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Travel Information between Tarbes and Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 2 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by bus or train to Donostia-San Sebastian from Tarbes. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian

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FAQs

Is international travel between Tarbes, France and Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain allowed?

International travel from Tarbes, France to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 1/21/22; 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 Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain?

Return travel to Tarbes, France from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Tarbes, France was last verified on 1/21/22. 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 Tarbes from Donostia-San Sebastian.

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

There are 2 ways to get from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Tarbes is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€13).

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

A bus is $4 (€3) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average $20 (€16).

What is the fastest way from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian?

The quickest way to travel to Donostia-San Sebastian from Tarbes is by train, which takes on average 2 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 25 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Tarbes and Donostia-San Sebastian?

You should expect to travel around 103 miles (166 km) between Tarbes and Donostia-San Sebastian.

How many services a day are there between Tarbes and Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • Buses from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian most often leave from Tarbes, Arrêt Bus Z. I. Bastillac and arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.

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

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for $16 (€13).
  • SNCF | TER can take you to Donostia-San Sebastian by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TER from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian for $20 (€16).

Can I travel directly between Tarbes and Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Donostia-San Sebastian with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 1 direct bus per day.

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.

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

Your trip from Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian doesn't have to end in Donostia-San Sebastian. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao to your Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Donostia-San Sebastian today!

How early should I purchase Tarbes to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€16) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Tarbes 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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