How to get to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante

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from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian

How to get to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Bilman Bus
20:2010h45
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
07:05San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
£471One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Bilman Bus
20:2010h45
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
07:05San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
£471One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Vueling
10:357h15
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
17:50San Sebastián Airport (EAS)
£1181One-way
1 change
Other options
SNCF OUIGO
08:0011h44
Alicante-Terminal
19:44Donostia-San Sebastián
£741One-way
1 change

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Travel Information between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance351 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£44 - £118
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £44 • 9 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBilman Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 351 miles from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Bilman Bus, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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Find the best journey to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante with Renfe, Vueling Airlines and Renfe Intercity. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Renfe AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish railway company Renfe with trains between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian. It is one of the most popular train services in Spain, connecting major cities across the country. The AVE trains are some of the fastest in Europe, reaching speeds of up to 310 km/h. They offer a comfortable and convenient way to travel, with spacious seating, air conditioning, and onboard entertainment. Renfe AVE offers several types of trains, including the AVE S-100, AVE S-112, AVE S-130, and AVE S-120. The AVE S-100 is the fastest, while the AVE S-120 is the most luxurious. Passengers can choose from a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe AVE include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.

      FAQs: Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian

      FAQs: 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 Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian.
      FAQs

      You can get between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £44 compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:

      Taking a coach costs £15 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £59.

      Taking a coach costs £74 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £118.

      The fastest way from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian that take longer:

      Coach takes 9 h 45 min on average.

      Train takes 7 h 45 min on average.

      The distance between Alicante and Donostia-San Sebastian is around 351 miles.

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

      • 1 coach a day.
      • 1 train a day.

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

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

      • Most travellers board their coach from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses) and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian, Estación de Autobuses.
      • Most travellers board their plane from Alicante Elche Airport and arrive in San Sebastián Airport.
      • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Alicante-Terminal to Donostia-San Sebastián.

      The following travel companies offer services from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian:

      • Travel with Bilman Bus, Infobus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar, Jimenez or FlixBus for coaches to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Bilman Bus Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £44.
      • Travel with Vueling Airlines, Air Nostrum, Air Europa, Iberia or Volotea to go to Donostia-San Sebastian by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Airlines Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £59.
      • Travel with Renfe Intercity, Renfe ALVIA, Renfe (3), AVE, Renfe (12), Renfe (13) or Renfe (13) to go to Donostia-San Sebastian by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find AVE Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £118.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Alicante to Donostia-San Sebastian with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coaches with Bilman Bus with 1 direct coach per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Donostia-San Sebastian as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Donostia-San Sebastian from Alicante.

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