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Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus

The journey from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus is 249.7 mi and takes 16 hr 41 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:20 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus for as little as $35.52 or as much as $167.24. The best price for this journey is $35.52.

Lowest Price$35.52
Journey Duration16 hr 41 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$35.52
Highest Price$167.24
First Departure2:20 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance249.7 mi
DepartureBarcelona
ArrivalSan Sebastián / Donostia
CarriersVibasa, Alsa

Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?

The prices for bus tickets from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia will cost $35.52. The average bus ticket price is approximately $62.37. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia will cost you $62.37. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia take by bus?

With a distance of 249.7 mi between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia, it will usually take 16 hr 41 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 16 hr 41 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia by bus usually takes 16 hr 41 min to cover a distance of 249.7 mi. The shortest journey from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia will take you 6 hr 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in San Sebastián / Donostia quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia are there every day?

On average, there are 13 daily departures from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Barcelona which travel directly to San Sebastián / Donostia. There are 12 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $30.79 to $53.26 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 42% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia

The cheapest Barcelona - San Sebastián / Donostia bus tickets can be found for as low as $34.52 if you’re lucky, or $41.06 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $50.31.

Find the best day to travel to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus

When travelling to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Alsa, founded in 1923, is a prominent Spanish bus company that operates national and international routes. The company has grown to become one of the largest bus companies in Europe. Alsa provides a comprehensive range of services, including regular and express routes, luxury buses, and sleeper buses. Alsa, dedicated to sustainability, reduces its carbon footprint by using alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies.

Services on board Alsa and FlixBus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia
Compare services on board when travelling from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus.
Facilities Alsa FlixBus
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luggage Luggage check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
power_sockets Power sockets cross check
food_and_drink Food and drink cross check
air_con Air conditioning cross check

Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
28.13kg
Bus
30.14kg
Flight
80.37kg
Car
64.3kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
A bus ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia is $62.37. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $35.52.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia is $35.52. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia is 249.7 mi.
How long does the bus between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia take?
Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia is on average 16 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The bus journey from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Vibasa, Alsa and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia leave?
The earliest bus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 2:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia depart?
The latest bus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 10:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $35.52 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Barcelona to go to San Sebastián / Donostia.
What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia is 6 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Barcelona and San Sebastián / Donostia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The bus journey from Barcelona to San Sebastián / Donostia creates 30.14kg of CO2 emissions.

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