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from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian

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

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

07:48Gare Montparnasse4h46 12:34Gare d'Hendaye
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£1091One-way
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07:20Paris12h10 21:30San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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£661One-way
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23:50Paris12h30 14:20San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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£661One-way
23:50Paris12h10 14:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca
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£721One-way
07:20Paris14h10 21:30Donostia-San Sebastian
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£661One-way

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Travel Information between Paris and Donostia-San Sebastian

distanceDistance434 miles (700 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £264
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £264 • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 434 miles (700 km) by flight, coach or train between Paris and Donostia-San Sebastian. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from Paris, France?

Travel from Paris, France to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Donostia-San Sebastian from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Spain is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/10/2021. 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 Paris from Donostia-San Sebastian here.

What are my Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian?

The cheapest way from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Donostia-San Sebastian:

A coach is about £246 less than a flight, which costs on average £264 for this trip.

A coach is generally £91 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £109 from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian.

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

The fastest way to get to Donostia-San Sebastian from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Donostia-San Sebastian by train can take on average 4 h 36 min.

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

The distance from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian is approximately 434 miles (700 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian?

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

  • Around 3 coaches per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Donostia-San Sebastian?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian:

  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Donostia-San Sebastian at San Sebastian.
  • Coaches from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca.
Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £264.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Donostia-San Sebastian by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian tickets on Omio for £109.
Is there a direct service to Donostia-San Sebastian from Paris?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Donostia-San Sebastian with.
  • You can find 3 direct coaches per day to take to Donostia-San Sebastian with Flixbus or Eurolines Switzerland.
  • You can find direct trains per day to Donostia-San Sebastian with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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 buy tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao from Donostia-San Sebastian, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets from Paris to Donostia-San Sebastian online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris 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 for this trip is £264 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £18 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £109 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Paris 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.