Trains from
Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia

Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 04m
Fare range€12-€42
Distance78km
Train operatorsALSA
First & last trains
First train departs at06:30
Last train departs at17:00
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 42m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationBilbao
Destination StationSan Sebastián-Donostia

Train times for Wed 22 Nov

15:20
19:48
Bilbao
San Sebastián-Donostia
4h 28m1 change
17:00
20:49
Bilbao
San Sebastián-Donostia
3h 49m1 change
06:30
10:48
Bilbao
San Sebastián-Donostia
4h 18m1 change
09:42
13:24
Bilbao
San Sebastián-Donostia
3h 42m1 change
15:20
19:48
Bilbao
San Sebastián-Donostia
4h 28m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia start at €21.85 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€21.85
14 days
in advance
€23.76
Avg. single price
On the day
€32.70
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia is €11.7. To buy train tickets from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia by train?

The average journey time between Bilbao and San Sebastián-Donostia is 4 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 42 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia?

The first train from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia departs at 06:30. The last train from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia departs at 17:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bilbao and San Sebastián-Donostia?

No, it is not possible to travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia without having to change trains. To travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Bilbao?

By train, of course. See trains from San Sebastián-Donostia to Bilbao.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bilbao to San Sebastián-Donostia for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 24/08/2017 for travel on 24/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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