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Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus

The journey from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus is 47.97 mi and takes 1 hr 25 min. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:30 AM and the last at 8:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus for as little as $0.10 or as much as $23.15. The best price for this journey is $0.10.

Lowest Price$0.10
Journey Duration1 hr 25 min
Connection per Day20
Lowest Price$0.10
Highest Price$23.15
First Departure4:30 AM
Last Departure8:20 PM
Distance47.97 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalSan Sebastián / Donostia
CarriersRenfe, Alsa

Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Bilbao 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 Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?

When you're traveling from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $9.49. You might be able to find prices as low as $0.10, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $9.49 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia.

How long will it take me to travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?

Traveling from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus will usually take 1 hr 25 min. This journey covers a distance of 47.97 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 25 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia will complete the journey in 1 hr 10 min.On average, it will take you about 1 hr 25 min to travel the 47.97 mi between Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?

The route from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bilbao 20 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 19 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao 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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Cheap bus tickets from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao 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.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia.

Always check special offers

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.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

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 $0.09 to $9.21 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

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

The cheapest Bilbao - San Sebastián / Donostia bus tickets can be found for as low as $5.51 if you’re lucky, or $7.36 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.02.

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 Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia
Compare services on board when travelling from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus.
Facilities Alsa FlixBus
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luggage Luggage check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
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air_con Air conditioning cross check

Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
5.4kg
Bus
5.79kg
Flight
15.44kg
Car
12.35kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
A bus ticket from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is $9.49. 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 $0.10.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is $0.10. 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 Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is 47.97 mi.
How long does the bus between Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia take?
Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is on average 1 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The bus journey from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe, Alsa and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia leave?
The earliest bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 4:30 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 Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia depart?
The latest bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 8:20 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 Bilbao 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 $0.10 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 Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
There are on average 19 direct connection(s) from Bilbao to go to San Sebastián / Donostia.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia is 1 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bilbao and San Sebastián / Donostia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The bus journey from Bilbao to San Sebastián / Donostia creates 5.79kg of CO2 emissions.

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