How to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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

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To get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona on 26 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:25San Sebastian1h05 19:30Barcelona El Prat Airport
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£1111One-way
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23:30Donostia-San Sebastian7h50 07:20Barcelona
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£351One-way
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23:30Donostia-San Sebastian8h15 07:45Barcelona
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£351One-way
07:00San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca8h55 15:55Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants
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£411One-way
15:15San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca8h35 23:50Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants
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£411One-way

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Travel Information between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona

distanceDistance249 miles (401 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia

Travel 249 miles (401 km) by coach, flight or train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vibasa, Vueling or Renfe Alvia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.

Travel Tips: Travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona

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There are 3 ways to get from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona: coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A coach is about £31 less than a flight, which costs on average £60 for this route.

A coach is £6 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona costing on average £36.

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Barcelona by train can take on average 5 h 38 min.

The distance from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona is approximately 249 miles (401 km).

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

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian as scheduled services by coach, flight 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 Barcelona:

  • Coaches from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona most often leave from San Sebastián / Donostia, Federico García Lorca and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona most often leave from San Sebastian and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

  • You can take a coach from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona with Vibasa. Cheap tickets can be found for £30 with Vibasa from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.
  • You can travel from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £60 with Vueling from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Donostia-San Sebastian by train with Renfe Alvia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £36 with Renfe Alvia from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Donostia-San Sebastian to Barcelona usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £30 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £60 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £36 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Donostia-San Sebastian and Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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