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Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus

The journey from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus is 219.2 mi and takes 6 hr 37 min. There are 43 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:30 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus for as little as $0.39 or as much as $98.83. The best price for this journey is $0.39.

Lowest Price$0.39
Journey Duration6 hr 37 min
Connection per Day43
Lowest Price$0.39
Highest Price$98.83
First Departure12:30 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance219.2 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalSan Sebastián / Donostia
CarriersFlixBus, RenfeMore

Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

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

The prices for bus tickets from Madrid 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 Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia will cost $0.39. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.25. 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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The prices for bus tickets from Madrid 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. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.25. 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.

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

With a distance of 219.2 mi between Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia, it will usually take 6 hr 37 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 6 hr 37 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia runs for about 219.2 mi and usually takes approximately 6 hr 37 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 5 hr 10 min. If you are trying to get from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 43 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 40 direct connections from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid 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 Madrid 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 Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid 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 Madrid 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 $0.39 to $53.13 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 Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia

The cheapest Madrid - San Sebastián / Donostia bus tickets can be found for as low as $28.60 if you’re lucky, or $41.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $48.11.

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.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Alsa from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia
Compare services on board when travelling from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus.
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Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
24.69kg
Bus
26.46kg
Flight
70.55kg
Car
56.44kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
A bus ticket from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia is $49.25. 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 $0.39.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia is $0.39. 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 Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia is 219.2 mi.
How long does the bus between Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia take?
Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia is on average 6 hr 37 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
The bus journey from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Renfe, BlaBlaCar Bus and Alsa.
How many bus connections per day go from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia has 43 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia leave?
The earliest bus from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 12:30 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 Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia depart?
The latest bus from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia departs at 11:45 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 Madrid 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 $0.39 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 Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
There are on average 40 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to San Sebastián / Donostia.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia is 5 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Madrid and San Sebastián / Donostia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia by bus?
The bus journey from Madrid to San Sebastián / Donostia creates 26.46kg of CO2 emissions.

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