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If you’re looking for buses from Bilbao to San Sebastián, you’ve come to the right place.

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Bilbao to San Sebastián by bus

Looking for a return journey by bus? See buses from San Sebastián to Bilbao. If you'd prefer to take the train, check out trains from Bilbao to San Sebastián.

How long does the bus take from Bilbao to San Sebastián?

On average, the bus takes approximately 1 hour and 32 minutes to get from Bilbao to San Sebastián. The fastest journey by bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián is 1 hour and 10 minutes, however, your journey time may vary depending on traffic conditions along the route.

What time is the first bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián?

The first bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián leaves at 05:08. Some popular routes may run throughout the night with a reduced timetable, and some services may be reduced on weekends and public holidays. Use our bus journey planner to search for your specific journey.

What time is the last bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián?

The last bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián leaves at 18:10. Some popular routes may run throughout the night with a reduced timetable, and some services may be reduced on weekends and public holidays. Use our bus journey planner to search for your specific journey.

How far is it from Bilbao to San Sebastián by bus?

The bus journey from Bilbao to San Sebastián by road is approximately 48 miles (77 km).

Which bus companies can I travel with from Bilbao to San Sebastián?

You can travel by bus from Bilbao to San Sebastián with ALSA. Continue scrolling to find the one that has the features and facilities to suit your needs or use our journey planner above to find the times you need to travel.

Onboard facilities

You can travel from Bilbao to San Sebastián with ALSA. Use the tabs below to find more information about the facilities onboard for each carrier.

Are there power sockets available onboard Alsa buses?

220V electrical outlets and USB plugs integrated into the seats on premium class buses only. Some newer buses may be fitted with electrical outlets, but this cannot be guaranteed.

Is there WiFi available onboard Alsa buses?

WiFi is available for free on most Alsa buses.

Are Alsa buses air conditioned?

All Alsa buses are equipped with air conditioning for a comfortable ride.

Do Alsa buses have disabled access facilities?

Some Alsa buses have disabled access facilities. If you need access for people with reduced mobility, we recommend calling the bus company directly before booking, at least 48 hours before departure, in order to organise the required assistance and confirm your travel requirements.

How much luggage can I take onboard?

Alsa passengers can take a suitcase of up to 30kg for domestic journeys (25kg for international itineraries) free of charge, and on national routes in Spain you can book extra luggage with the same weight limit, for an additional cost of €3. If you have oversized luggage or you're unsure, you should call the bus company direct before booking with us.

Can I get or take a child seat onboard?

If you are traveling with a child under 3 years of age, you will need to bring your own car seat on board - please note that you will need to install the child seat yourself.

Do these buses have toilets onboard?

Yes, all Alsa buses have toilets onboard.

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