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Travel from San Sebastián to Valencia by train in 8 hours 5 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from San Sebastián to Valencia by train, look no further!

The average journey time from San Sebastián to Valencia by train is 8 hours 57 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 8 hours 5 minutes. You'll usually find 6 trains per day traveling the 448 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Valencia.

Book train tickets from San Sebastián to Valencia in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $27.61. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

San Sebastián to Valencia by train

It takes an average of 8h 57m to travel from San Sebastián to Valencia by train, over a distance of around 279 miles (448 km). There are normally 6 trains per day traveling from San Sebastián to Valencia and tickets for this journey start from $27.61 when you book in advance.

First train

07:28

Last train

14:04

Departure station

San Sebastián

Arrival station

Valencia

Journey time

8h 5m

Distance

448 miles (279 km)

Frequency

6 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $27.61

Cheap train tickets from San Sebastián to Valencia

The price of train tickets from San Sebastián to Valencia starts at $27.61 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 to Valencia 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 to Valencia

Want to know more about your journey from San Sebastián to Valencia? 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 to Valencia take?

The average journey time by train between San Sebastián and Valencia is 8 hours and 57 minutes, with around 6 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 and Valencia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from San Sebastián to Valencia is 8 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from San Sebastián to Valencia cost?

Train tickets from San Sebastián to Valencia can start from as little as $27.61 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 to Valencia?

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

What time does the first train from San Sebastián to Valencia leave?

The first train from San Sebastián to Valencia leaves at 07:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from San Sebastián to Valencia leave?

The last train from San Sebastián to Valencia leaves at 14:04. 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 and Valencia by train?

Trains travelling from San Sebastián to Valencia cover a distance of around 279 miles (448 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Valencia to San Sebastián.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for San Sebastián to Valencia for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 02/27/2023 for travel on 02/27/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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