RenfeALSArenfe-SNCF
Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 45m
Trains per day2
Fare range€17.00 - €45.00
Distance353km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:30
Last train departs at15:30
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 33m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationSan Sebastián-Donostia

Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia for Wednesday 19th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:30
13:03
Madrid
San Sebastián-Donostia
5h 33m
1 change
09:05
16:34
Madrid
San Sebastián-Donostia
7h 29m
Direct
09:30
16:34
Madrid
San Sebastián-Donostia
7h 04m
2 changes
12:20
19:48
Madrid
San Sebastián-Donostia
7h 28m
Direct
12:30
19:48
Madrid
San Sebastián-Donostia
7h 18m
2 changes

Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia

You can travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia on Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia

You can travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia on Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia

You can travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia on Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia

You can travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia on Renfe, AV-City, Alvia and Media Distancia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.
Renfe train

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Renfe AV City Train

Designed to complement its AVE high-speed service, Renfe’s AV-City trains usually offer cheaper fares than the AVE. The trains have two comfort classes available – Turista (standard) and Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats and extra legroom). All trains have air conditioning and WiFi on board, and most also have a buffet carriage serving food and beverages.

Renfe Alvia Train

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h on international lines and 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.

Renfe Media Distancia Train

Renfe's Media Distancia are regional trains operated by CAF locomotives that operate medium-distance routes that are not operated by Avant high-speed trains. Most trains Media Distancia trains are one class. However, there are some that will have Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). These trains also have spaces for bicycles, and all seats are equipped with power sockets and reading lights.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and San Sebastián-Donostia is 6 hours and 45 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 33 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 6 trains per day travelling from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia?

The first train from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia departs at 07:30. The last train from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia departs at 15:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and San Sebastián-Donostia?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Madrid?

By train, of course. See trains from San Sebastián-Donostia to Madrid.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to San Sebastián-Donostia for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/09/2018. 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 28/01/2018 for travel on 30/01/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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