Paris to San Sebastian by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:08
  • Last train
    21:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 12m

Travelling from Paris to San Sebastian by train

The fastest trains from Paris to San Sebastian take around 6 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 701 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and San Sebastian.

Journeys between Paris and San Sebastian usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Paris to San Sebastian every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures. The duration is normally about 6 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to San Sebastian is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 07:08 and the last train is around 21:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 07:23, and the last at 21:52.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Paris to San Sebastian train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to San Sebastian by train.

Which trains operate between Paris and San Sebastian?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Paris to San Sebastian, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • Regional Express
  • TGV Atlantic
  • TGV Duplex
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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