Bus San Sebastián / Donostia - Barcelona prices from $29.98

Start From
$29.98

San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona by bus

The journey from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona by bus is 249.7 mi and takes 10 hr 35 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:25 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona by bus for as little as $29.98 or as much as $96.46. The best price for this journey is $29.98.

Lowest Price$29.98
Journey Duration10 hr 35 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$29.98
Highest Price$96.46
First Departure6:25 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance249.7 mi
DepartureSan Sebastián / Donostia
ArrivalBarcelona
CarriersFlixBus, BlaBlaCar BusMore

San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

Use Virail to find the best way to travel from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona

Do you know the best way to get from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do bus tickets from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona cost?

When you're traveling from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $50.10. You might be able to find prices as low as $29.98, 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.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
When you're traveling from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $50.10. 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.

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

With a distance of 249.7 mi between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona, it will usually take 10 hr 35 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 10 hr 35 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona is around 249.7 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 10 hr 35 min. However, the fastest routes between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona take 7 hr 35 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona leave?

The first daily departure from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona leaves at 6:25 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:30 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona leaving at 6:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 11:30 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

On average, there are 6 daily departures from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona. 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 4 departures from San Sebastián / Donostia which travel directly to Barcelona. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona

Cheap bus tickets from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona, 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 San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona.

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.

Show tickets by
Best time to book San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

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 $29.99 to $50.62 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 41% on your trip!

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

The cheapest San Sebastián / Donostia - Barcelona bus tickets can be found for as low as $28.67 if you’re lucky, or $38.45 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $53.52.

Find the best day to travel to Barcelona by bus

When travelling to Barcelona 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.

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

San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona CO2 Emissions by Bus

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

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
A bus ticket from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona is $50.10. 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 $29.98.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
The cheapest ticket you can get from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona is $29.98. 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 San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona by bus?
San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona is 249.7 mi.
How long does the bus between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona take?
San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona is on average 10 hr 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
The bus journey from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Alsa and Vibasa.
How many bus connections per day go from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona leave?
The earliest bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona departs at 6:25 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 San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona depart?
The latest bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona departs at 11:30 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 San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona 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 $29.98 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.
From which stations can I leave from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from San Sebastián / Donostia to go to Barcelona. You can go from Gros and Donostia and you can arrive at Barcelona Sants, Barcelona El Prat Airport, Barcelona Nord, Sant Adreu Comtal, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia, Barcelona El Clot Aragó, Barcelona Pl. Catalunya and Barcelona Estació De França.
How many direct connections depart from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from San Sebastián / Donostia to go to Barcelona.
What's the fastest journey time between San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona is 7 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona?
Yes, there is a direct bus between San Sebastián / Donostia and Barcelona.
What are the CO2 emissions for San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona by bus?
The bus journey from San Sebastián / Donostia to Barcelona creates 30.14kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from San Sebastián / Donostia

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from San Sebastián / Donostia

International routes from San Sebastián / Donostia and nearby areas

Other destinations from San Sebastián / Donostia

Main routes to Barcelona

Related routes

Other popular routes