You can get from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian on 15 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||£12 - £26|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £12 • 3 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • £26 • 2 h 24 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 126 miles between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian.
Travellers can go from Bordeaux to San Sebastian by bus, train, or flight, with some journeys taking as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes. Bordeaux's main tourist attractions are Place Royale, the Grand Theatre, and taking a tour of the nearby vineyards. La Concha beach, the Old Town, and Urgull Hill are the top things to see in San Sebastian.
Train: SNCF trains connect both cities in approximately three hours. Travellers are required to alight in Hendaye and transfer to a train operated by Renfe (Spanish Railways). There are usually 8 to 10 trains per day, which depart from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean and arrive at Donostia-San Sebastian.
Bus: Alsa, Eurolines, Flixbus, and OuiBus run frequent buses between Bordeaux and San Sebastian. Direct journeys take 2 hours and 30 minutes, but those that require a transfer can take as long as 13 hours. The departure station is located on Rue Charles Domercq, and buses arrive at San Sebastian's central bus station.
Flight: Flying between these two cities is an option provided by Iberia and British Airways, although flights involve a stopover in Madrid or Barcelona and can take up to 14 hours once layover time is taken into account. There are at least six flights per day, which depart from Merignac Airport and arrive at San Sebastian-Donostia.
International travel from Bordeaux, France to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Fully open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bordeaux.
Return travel to Bordeaux, France from Spain is: Fully open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Bordeaux, France was last verified on 08/08/2022. 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 Bordeaux from Donostia-San Sebastian.
There are 4 ways to travel between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian. Tickets for a coach cost on average £12.
This is compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:
A coach is £14 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average £26.
The fastest way from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 24 min.
Other travel options between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h.
The distance from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian is approximately 126 miles.
The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bordeaux as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Donostia-San Sebastian, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bordeaux with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Donostia-San Sebastian as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Donostia-San Sebastian from Bordeaux.
When planning your trip between Bordeaux and Donostia-San Sebastian, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Bordeaux and 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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