Questions and answers

How do I get from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

How do I get from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

To get from Bilbao Airport to San Sebastian there is a direct bus (via Zarautz on request) run by PESA. It stops outside the terminal building, turn right as you leave the terminal, and goes directly to the central bus station in San Sebastian. It leaves the airport every 45 minutes past the hour and takes 1hr20m.

How much is taxi from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

The typical taxi fare is about 120€ + tolls, if you can find a taxi driver who wants to take you. A private transfer would set you back around 140€. As noted, taking the bus (ALSA/PESA) is very easy, quick and inexpensive.

How long is the train journey from Bilbao to San Sebastian?

5 hours and 50 minutes
The average journey time by train between Bilbao and San Sebastián is 5 hours and 50 minutes, with around 3 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Is San Sebastian or Bilbao better?

San Sebastian is generally considered more classic, elegant and majestic, while Bilbao is more modern and dynamically attractive. While some travelers feel the sights in San Sebastian can all be seen in a few hours, San Sebastian is a perfect seaside town for a relaxing vacation.

Is San Sebastian worth it?

So, is San Sebastian worth visiting? YES, and you’ll need several days, we suggest 3 days in San Sebastian! San Sebastian is one of our favorite Spanish cities! It features one of the most beautiful urban beaches in Europe, an incredibly unique culture, and well… the best pintxos in the world!

What airport do you fly to for San Sebastian?

Interesting links

Airport Airport Bus
San Sebastián Airport (EAS) – 20 KMS SAN SEBASTIAN Airport shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN
Bilbao Airport (BIO)- 105 KMs BILBAO Airpot shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN
Biarritz Airport (BIQ) – 47KMS BIARRITZ Airport shuttle service to SAN SEBASTIÁN

How many days should you spend in San Sebastian?

Although San Sebastian is best enjoyed leisurely in three to four days, but you can get the essence with this 2 days itinerary.

Is San Sebastian expensive?

San Sebastian is an expensive city, but by avoiding the Michelin-star restaurants we’ve managed to eat in fabulous style and meet our budget – give or take a few marinated anchovies. Avoid the Michelin-starred restaurants and you can still eat well on a budget.

How many days do you need in San Sebastian?

How many days do you need in Bilbao and San Sebastian?

How many days do I need in San Sebastian?

Is San Sebastian expensive to visit?

San Sebastian is one of the most expensive cities in Spain, we are travelling at peak season (August) and my budget is an abstemious £200. With a bigger concentration of Michelin stars per inhabitant than any other city, San Sebastian’s reputation as a mecca for foodies is well deserved.