How to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau

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Travel Information from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau

distanceDistance81 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 1 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | Intercités

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 81 miles to Pau from Donostia-San Sebastian. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | Intercités among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau.

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International travel from Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain to Pau, France is: Fully open.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Pau if travelling from Donostia-San Sebastian?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Pau, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022; 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 Pau from Donostia-San Sebastian.

The current restriction level for returning to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from Pau, France?

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

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

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. 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 Donostia-San Sebastian from Pau here.

There are 4 travel options from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Pau:

A coach is generally £6 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £15 from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau.

The quickest way to travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau is by train, which takes on average 1 h 49 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h   on average.

The Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau distance is approximately 81 miles.

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

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Donostia-San Sebastian and Pau 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 Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau:

  • Coaches mostly depart from San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca and arrive in Pau, Avenue de l'Université.

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

  • You can go to Pau from Donostia-San Sebastian by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with Flixbus from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau with SNCF | Intercités. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with SNCF | Intercités from Donostia-San Sebastian to Pau.

Yes, there are direct services available between Donostia-San Sebastian and Pau with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with 6 direct coaches per day.

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

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

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £15 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Pau from 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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