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Travel from Valencia to San Sebastián by train in 8 hours 40 minutes

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

The average journey time from Valencia to San Sebastián by train is 9 hours 26 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 8 hours 40 minutes. You'll usually find 5 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 San Sebastián.

Book train tickets from Valencia to San Sebastián in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $50.76. 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.

Valencia to San Sebastián by train

It takes an average of 9h 26m to travel from Valencia to San Sebastián by train, over a distance of around 279 miles (448 km). There are normally 5 trains per day traveling from Valencia to San Sebastián and tickets for this journey start from $50.76 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 40m
PriceFrom $50.76
Distance279 miles (448 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train07:13
Last train12:21
Departure stationValencia
Arrival stationSan Sebastián
Changes1 change

Cheap train tickets from Valencia to San Sebastián

The price of train tickets from Valencia to San Sebastián starts at $50.76 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 Valencia to San Sebastián 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 Valencia to San Sebastián

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

The average journey time by train between Valencia and San Sebastián is 9 hours and 26 minutes, with around 5 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 Valencia and San Sebastián by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Valencia to San Sebastián is 8 hours and 40 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Valencia to San Sebastián can start from as little as $50.76 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 Valencia to San Sebastián?

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

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

The first train from Valencia to San Sebastián leaves at 07:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Valencia to San Sebastián leaves at 12:21. 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 Valencia and San Sebastián by train?

Trains travelling from Valencia to San Sebastián 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 San Sebastián to Valencia.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Valencia to San Sebastián 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 11/22/2022 for travel on 11/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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