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from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian on 29 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:30Barcelona Sants5h40 21:10Donostia
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£421One-way
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15:30Barcelona Sants5h40 21:10Donostia
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£421One-way
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13:30Barcelona El Prat Airport3h35 17:05San Sebastian
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£1771One-way
07:00Barcelona El Prat Airport10h05 17:05San Sebastian
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£1621One-way
09:35Barcelona El Prat Airport7h30 17:05San Sebastian
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£2841One-way

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Sat
29 Jan
£42Renfe Alvia
£22Flixbus
£162Iberia
Sun
30 Jan
£87Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£60Vueling
Mon
31 Jan
£36Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£124Iberia
Tue
1 Feb
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£29Flixbus
£51Vueling
Wed
2 Feb
£30Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£33Vueling
Thu
3 Feb
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£29Vibasa
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Fri
4 Feb
£42Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£105Iberia
Sat
5 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
£27Flixbus
£130Iberia
Sun
6 Feb
£42Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£51Vueling
Mon
7 Feb
£21Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£124Iberia
Tue
8 Feb
£18Renfe Alvia
£29Flixbus
£33Vueling
Wed
9 Feb
£18Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£25Vueling
Thu
10 Feb
£18Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£33Vueling
Fri
11 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£51Vueling
Sat
12 Feb
£24Renfe Alvia
£24Flixbus
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Sun
13 Feb
£53Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£60Vueling
Mon
14 Feb
£48Renfe Alvia
£29Flixbus
£33Vueling
Tue
15 Feb
£36Renfe Alvia
£29Flixbus
£25Vueling
Wed
16 Feb
£32Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£22Vueling
Thu
17 Feb
£42Renfe Alvia
£29Vibasa
£51Vueling

Travel Information from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £29 • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £44 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia

Travel 249 miles (401 km) by coach, flight or train to Donostia-San Sebastian from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Vibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
FAQs

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

There are 3 ways to travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian including taking a coach, flight or train.

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

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian. Tickets for a train cost on average £29.

This is compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:

A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £29 for this route.

A train is £15 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average £44.

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

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

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

You should expect to travel around 249 miles (401 km) from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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

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

  • 1 train a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to San Sebastian.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian:

  • You can travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian by coach with Vibasa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £29 with Vibasa from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
  • You can take a flight from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £44 with Vueling from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian.
  • You can go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Barcelona by train with Renfe Alvia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £29 with Renfe Alvia from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Donostia-San Sebastian with Vibasa.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Donostia-San Sebastian with Renfe Alvia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Donostia-San Sebastian tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Barcelona and Donostia-San Sebastian?

Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Bilbao or Pamplona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Donostia-San Sebastian and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £29 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £44 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £29 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.