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Travel Information between Zurich and Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance580 miles (936 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $265 (€237) • 5 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 580 miles (936 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Iberia or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian

Travel to Donostia-San Sebastian easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian.
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Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Donostia-San Sebastian from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from Zurich?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 6/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Donostia-San Sebastian from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Donostia-San Sebastian?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 6/25/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Donostia-San Sebastian here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Zurich and Donostia-San Sebastian including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:

A bus is generally $265 (€237) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $265 (€237) from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Donostia-San Sebastian, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $412 (€368) less than taking a train, which costs on average $412 (€368) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Donostia-San Sebastian from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 10 min.

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

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

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 10 min   on average.

Donostia-San Sebastian is approximately 580 miles (936 km) away from Zurich.

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

  • Around 6 flights per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich 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 from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian:

  • Buses mostly leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and tend to arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
  • Flights most often depart from Zurich at Zurich Airport and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian at San Sebastian.

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

  • Travel with Iberia to go to Donostia-San Sebastian by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for $265 (€237).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Donostia-San Sebastian by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian for $412 (€368) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Donostia-San Sebastian don't make Donostia-San Sebastian their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Donostia-San Sebastian are Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $265 (€237) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $412 (€368) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Zurich 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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