The cheapest buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£33

Average

£33

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid will cost around £ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 33.

Cheapest
10:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h15 15:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£331One-way
Cheapest
13:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 18:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
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08:45San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca6h15 15:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
Cheapest
00:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca6h15 06:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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£331One-way
Cheapest
18:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 00:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way

Timetable Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

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00:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca6h15 06:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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08:45San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca6h15 15:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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10:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h15 15:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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13:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 18:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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16:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 21:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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18:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 00:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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Thu
21 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£139Vueling
Fri
22 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£187Iberia
Sat
23 Oct
£43Renfe
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£84Iberia
Sun
24 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£149Vueling
Mon
25 Oct
£39Renfe
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£154Iberia
Tue
26 Oct
£30Renfe
£33Alsa
£67Iberia
Wed
27 Oct
£30Renfe
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£129Iberia
Thu
28 Oct
£39Renfe
£33Alsa
£129Iberia
Fri
29 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£154Iberia
Sat
30 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£187Iberia
Sun
31 Oct
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£84Iberia
Mon
1 Nov
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£129Iberia
Tue
2 Nov
£33Renfe
£33Alsa
£104Iberia
Wed
3 Nov
£20Renfe
£33Alsa
£41Iberia
Thu
4 Nov
£35Renfe
£33Alsa
£67Iberia
Fri
5 Nov
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£84Iberia
Sat
6 Nov
£35Renfe
£33Alsa
£84Iberia
Sun
7 Nov
£43Renfe
£33Alsa
£84Iberia
Mon
8 Nov
£25Renfe
£33Alsa
£50Iberia
Tue
9 Nov
£35Renfe
£33Alsa
£70Vueling

The fastest buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 15 m

Average

5 h 50 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

352 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Donostia-San Sebastian for Madrid every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 352 km distance in an average of 5 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h15 15:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
2nd Fastest
13:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 18:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
2nd Fastest
18:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 00:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
2nd Fastest
16:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca5h45 21:45Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way
08:45San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca6h15 15:00Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
0 changes
£331One-way

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Coach Information to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance218 miles (352 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£33 (€38)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesAlsa, Alsa Premium, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Infobus

Coaches from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid cover the 218 miles (352 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Premium, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £33, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £33.

Coach companies

Alsa and FlixBus coaches between Donostia-San Sebastian and Madrid

Travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid from £33 with Omio’s coach partners Alsa and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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Alsa is the main provier of coach travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK coach operator National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of coaches with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal coach with free WiFi, toilets, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium coaches provide more luxurious services when travelling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other coach tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: £33

Alsa has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Alsa tickets between Donostia-San Sebastian and Madrid and when travelling by coach:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses From San Sebastian To Madrid: Journey Details

Buses from San Sebastian to Madrid leave regularly and frequently throughout the day, from very early in the evening until very late in the evening. All services are offered by ALSA. The journey takes between 5 hours and 25 minutes, and 6 hours and 45 minutes. Weekend departures are equally frequent and regular.

Taking the Bus from San Sebastian

Buses from San Sebastian to Madrid leave from the main bus station on Plaza de Pio XII which is a 15 minute journey on the city's efficient bus service from the town centre. There is no public transport after midnight. Taxis are available at taxi ranks. The journey from the bus station to the town centre takes less than ten minutes.

Getting into Madrid by Bus

Madrid is Spain's dynamic capital city and has some of the world's greatest museums and art galleries. The Prado has a huge collection, including landmark works by El Greco, Velazquez and Goya. Picasso's 'Guernica' is the showstopper at the Reina Sofia modern art museum. The Palacio Real, or Royal Palace, is the official residence of Spain's king and tours are available. Madrid is renowned for its vibrant nightlife and some venues are open all night. Travellers from San Sebastian arrive at the bus station on Avenida de America, north of the city centre, and linked to the efficient Metro system and on bus routes. The journey to the city centre takes less than 30 minutes. The Metro runs until 1.30am. There is a night bus service. Taxis are available to hail on streets. Taxi journeys from the bus station to the city centre take about 20 minutes.

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Buses from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid
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FAQs
How much do cheap coaches to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian for as low as £33  for the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid?
The Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid coach ticket price is on average £33  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian via coach to be approximately 218 miles (352 km).
How long is the coach between Donostia-San Sebastian and Madrid?
On average the Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid coach time is 5 h 15 min  covering the 218 miles (352 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach companies should I travel with from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid?
When taking a coach from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid, you can count on Alsa, Alsa Premium, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland or Infobus for the best way to get you to Madrid. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any direct coaches from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid?
Yes, there is 1 direct coach per day from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid. You can look to travel with Alsa  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many coaches are there to Madrid from Donostia-San Sebastian a day?
The average number of coaches departing Donostia-San Sebastian for Madrid is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure coach times from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid, the first coach leaves at 06: 45. If you prefer late night coaches from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I book Donostia-San Sebastian Madrid coach tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid is on average £33 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets from Donostia-San Sebastian to Madrid available a few months in advance.

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