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Travel Information from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance444 miles (716 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £106
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 14 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £78 • 5 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesIberia, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 444 miles (716 km) by flight, coach or train between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Iberia, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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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 Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from Geneva, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; 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 Geneva.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Geneva, Switzerland from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Geneva from Donostia-San Sebastian restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Geneva from Donostia-San Sebastian?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Geneva from Donostia-San Sebastian closer to your date of departure here.

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

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian. Tickets for a coach cost on average £31.

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

A coach is £47 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian costing on average £78.

A coach journey is usually £75 less than a journey to Donostia-San Sebastian by train, which costs on average £106 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 30 min.

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

The distance from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian is approximately 444 miles (716 km).

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

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Geneva International Airport to San Sebastian.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
Which travel companies can get me from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • You can go to Donostia-San Sebastian from Geneva by plane with Iberia. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £78 with Iberia from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian.
  • You can travel by train between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian with SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets for £106 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with.

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 between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Donostia-San Sebastian from Geneva?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Geneva to Donostia-San Sebastian often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Donostia-San Sebastian and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Geneva and Donostia-San Sebastian online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £78 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £31 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £106 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Geneva 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.