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Taking the train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo in 6 hours 15 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 8 hours 25 minutes to travel the 411 km from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 15 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 7 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either AVE or Renfe trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo start from $41.85 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Toledo? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo by train

It takes an average of 8h 25m to travel from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo by train, over a distance of around 255 miles (411 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo and tickets for this journey start from $41.85 when you book in advance.

First train

05:02

Last train

15:17

Departure station

San Sebastián-Donostia

Arrival station

Toledo

Journey time

6h 15m

Distance

411 miles (255 km)

Frequency

7 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $41.85

Train and bus operators

Renfe, ALSA

San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo train times

Check out the next trains departing from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:02 10:47 6h 45m, 1 change
06:10 13:18 7h 8m, 2 changes
08:02 14:17 6h 15m, 1 change
10:22 18:17 7h 55m, 2 changes
11:13 19:18 8h 5m, 3 changes
13:04 20:17 7h 13m, 2 changes
14:17 06:18 16h 1m, 1 change

AVE, Renfe, Avant and Alvia trains from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo

You can travel from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo on AVE, Renfe, Avant and Alvia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

AVE is Renfe's flagship high-speed service, with trains capable of reaching up to 193 mph (310 km/h). It’s one of the fastest trains in Europe and connects the main cities of Spain. Most AVE trains offer two comfort classes – Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class equivalent, with 1-1 configuration, ultra-wide seats, gourmet food and drink and lounge access). All AVE trains have air conditioning, power sockets, free WiFi and a buffet carriage serving a selection of food and drinks. There are three fares for AVE services: the cheapest but least flexible Básico fare, the Elige fare (slightly pricier but more flexible), and the Premium fare for seats in Confort Class.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It operates trains on the longest high-speed railway network in Europe, and the second-longest in the world. The country's major cities are linked up by the high-speed AVE and Avlo trains, while other long-distance routes are served by Altaria, Talgo, Alvia and Euromed trains. Renfe also operates cross-border services into neighbouring Portugal and France. Depending on which service you are travelling on, you'll usually find two classes on Renfe trains - Estándard (Standard Class) and Confort (First Class). Fare types range from the cheapest (but least flexible) Básico fare, to the more flexible Elige fares, to the Premium fare for seats in Confort carriages.

Able to reach speeds of at 155 mph (250 km/h), Avant trains operate short and medium distance high-speed services. These trains are intended to cover journeys within the same autonomous community or in two neighbouring communities. For this reason, trains generally don’t offer catering services and travel less than 125 miles (200 km). They have two types of comfort classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class).

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h) on international lines and 125 mph (200 km/h) on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

Cheap train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo

The price of train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo starts at $41.85 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo

Want to know more about your journey from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo take?

The average journey time by train between San Sebastián-Donostia and Toledo is 8 hours and 25 minutes, with around 7 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.

What's the fastest journey time between San Sebastián-Donostia and Toledo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo is 6 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo cost?

Train tickets from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo can start from as little as $41.85 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo?

No, there are no direct train services from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo. Travelling from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo leave?

The first train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo leaves at 05:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo leave?

The last train from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo leaves at 15:17. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between San Sebastián-Donostia and Toledo by train?

Trains travelling from San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo cover a distance of around 255 miles (411 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Toledo to San Sebastián-Donostia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for San Sebastián-Donostia to Toledo for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/19/2023 for travel on 01/19/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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