San Sebastián to Bilbao by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from San Sebastián to Bilbao by train
Fast trains from San Sebastián to Bilbao take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 77 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between San Sebastián and Bilbao.
1. Are there direct trains from San Sebastián to Bilbao?
Journeys between San Sebastián and Bilbao usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 4 departures on the route from San Sebastián to Bilbao 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 3 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from San Sebastián to Bilbao?
The San Sebastián to Bilbao train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the San Sebastián to Bilbao train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bilbao is usually scheduled to depart San Sebastián around 08:57 and the last train is around 19:57.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves San Sebastián around 08:57, and the last at 16:33.
What's the San Sebastián to Bilbao train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from San Sebastián to Bilbao are $13.44.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book San Sebastián to Bilbao train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance.
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Which train companies operate between San Sebastián and Bilbao?
More than one train company operates on the route from San Sebastián to Bilbao, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Media Distancia
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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