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Coaches from Barcelona to San Sebastian

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Barcelona - San Sebastian Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Barcelona to San Sebastian. Traveling by coach from Barcelona to San Sebastian usually takes around 10 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 6 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance251 mi (403 km)
Shortest duration6h 48m
Cheapest price£21.23
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastian?

£28.75 is the average price of a coach ticket from Barcelona to San Sebastian. Taking a coach is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Barcelona to San Sebastian by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £34 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Barcelona to San Sebastian?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Barcelona to San Sebastian. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus410h 47m£32.87
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from Barcelona to San Sebastian, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 47 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Barcelona to San Sebastian during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 10 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 251 miles from Barcelona to San Sebastian. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours and 48 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Barcelona to San Sebastian for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Barcelona?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Barcelona to San Sebastian, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve San Sebastian each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Barcelona to San Sebastian every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Barcelona

Featuring a mix of bizarre modern vibes and quaint buildings, Barcelona is a great destination for tourists seeking fun and cultural activities alike. Barcelona takes great pride in its unique architecture, and the most prominent example of its uniqueness is the La Sagrada Família, one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Boasting a unique Gothique-esque architectural style, the cathedral will leave you in awe. The most interesting part is that the church is actually still in construction, and is expected to be finished by 2026. If you want to stroll around the streets of Barcelona, the Barri Gòtic, the oldest part of the city, will be a perfect choice. Here visitors will find old buildings with Medieval or Roman architecture. If you are looking to enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife, head over to Las Ramblas, the most fun area around.

For the best Catalonian dishes, don’t hesitate to head over to Babula Bar 1937, which offers top-tier local cuisine. Barcelona is also rather famous for its seafood, so don’t hesitate to give that a try at one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.

For buses, Estació del Nord serves as the central hub of intercity services. The Barcelona Sants is the city’s main train station, offering access to many cities in Europe. Commercial air services are provided by the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is located 11 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Barcelona?

Carrer d'Ali Bei 80  - ESBRADEFLX-0

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Departure stations

Originally a train station, Barcelona Nord is now a coach station located at Carrer d'Ali Bei 80. The station was built in 1862 for rail service to Barcelona but was partially converted into a coach station and a sports hall in recent years. The station is conveniently located within a short distance of famous landmarks such as the Plaça de Catalunya. Intercity coaches like FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus stop at the station and offer service to other cities like Madrid, San Sebastian, and Marseille. You will find the usual amenities at the station, such as public restrooms, ATMs, shops, and restaurants. The station also features large waiting areas with seats. You can also access the nearby Arc de Triomf Metro station to travel throughout the rest of Barcelona.

All coach stations in Barcelona:

  • Carrer d'Ali Bei 80

  • Sants

  • Barcelona Airport - El Prat T2

Where does the coach arrive in San Sebastian?

Arrival stations

All coaches from Barcelona arrive at one main station in San Sebastian.

Coach stations in San Sebastian:

  • Paseo Federico García Lorca 1

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