Trains from
San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid

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San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time7h 58m
Trains per day3
Fare range€22-€123

First & last trains

First train departs at07:28
Last train departs at19:57

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 31m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationSan Sebastián-Donostia
Destination StationMadrid

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

09:33
15:57
San Sebastián-Donostia
Madrid
6h 24m1 change
11:14
18:07
San Sebastián-Donostia
Madrid
6h 53m1 change
11:14
19:00
San Sebastián-Donostia
Madrid
7h 46mDirect
14:04
20:51
San Sebastián-Donostia
Madrid
6h 47m1 change
16:10
22:00
San Sebastián-Donostia
Madrid
5h 50m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid start at €35.98 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€35.98
14 days
in advance
€52.68
Avg. single price
On the day
€59.59
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid is €22.15. To buy train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid 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 San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid by train?

The average journey time between San Sebastián-Donostia and Madrid is 7 hours and 58 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 31 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid. 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 San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid?

The first train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid departs at 07:28. The last train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid departs at 19:57. 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 San Sebastián-Donostia and Madrid?

Yes, it is possible to travel from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to San Sebastián-Donostia?

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

  • *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 San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. 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 01/06/2017 for travel on 19/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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