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Flights to San Sebastian

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Last minute flights to San Sebastian

Departure Mon, 02 Dec Return Thu, 05 Dec
BRS Bristol
BIO Bilbao
return from £353
Departure Thu, 21 Nov Return Sun, 24 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
BIO Bilbao
return from £243
Departure Fri, 22 Nov Return Sun, 24 Nov
BCN Barcelona
BIO Bilbao
return from £114
Departure Mon, 18 Nov Return Fri, 22 Nov
DUB Dublin
EAS San Sebastian
return from £256
Popular flight routes to San Sebastian
London - Bilbao
return from £81

Trips to San Sebastian

San Sebastian travel

Sweeping down from the Pyrenees to catch the rugged Atlantic coastline in a tight embrace, Euskal-Herria (Land of the Basques) is as diverse as it is vibrant. Clinging to the coastline lies the city of San Sebastian (known as Donostia in Basque), a lively city as known for its food as for its annual international film festival and Basque traditions. Whether during a trip to San Sebastian you want to lie back on the beach, visit cultural attractions, partake in the city's world-class dining scene, or preparing to embark on a voyage across the surrounding idyllic countryside, San Sebastian offers the perfect mix. Check out our offers flight + hotel to San Sebastian!

Things to do and places to see in San Sebastian

The nucleus of the city is found within the Parte Vieja, a compact network of narrow streets teeming with life, locals and numerous tapas bars. Over in the so-called "romantic area", tree-lined boulevards house Belle Epoque facades and glass-fronted boutiques. Curving away from the Parte Vieja, lies the city's famous La Concha beach, a pristine curve of sand backed by an attractive promenade. San Sebastian is also a good jumping off point for blissful side trips to the rolling hills of the Basque countryside.

When visiting San Sebastian, be sure to:

  • Rub shoulders with locals in the Parte Vieja (Old Town) which is lined with tapas and "pintxo" bars
  • Accompany your food with a local cider or white wine
  • Visit the San Vicente Church, the oldest church in the city
  • Climb Monte Urgull, rising up from the Parte Vieja, for panoramic views
  • See the Neo-Gothic Buen Pastor Cathedral in the New Town
  • Indulge in a bit of shopping in the "romantic area's" high street and luxury stores
  • Watch the sunset from Concha Beach
  • Head to the harbour to eat the latest catch
  • Stop for a coffee in the Plaza de la Constitución, a great spot for people-watching
  • Learn about Basque culture at the San Telmo Museum
  • Cool off in the sea at Ondarreta Beach
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San Sebastian airports

Passengers on flights to San Sebastian will land at San Sebastian Airport, a small airport located in Fuenterrabía (Hondarribia). Much of the traffic is domestic though there are also some international flights.

  • Bilbao Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Bilbao including: Iberia, Vueling and easyJet.

    Location

    Bilbao Airport is located approximately 7 miles from the centre, in the municipality of Loiu.

    Transport options

    The Bizkaibus Line A3247 runs between Bilbao Airport and Bilbao Termibus, via Gran Vía 79, Plaza Moyua and Alameda Recalde 11. Taxis are available in the arrivals area and there are numerous car rental agencies. By car access the city centre via the Artxanda tunnels or the BI-631 road.

  • Biarritz Airport

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    Book your hotel deals and flights via Opodo on Air France, easyJet and Ryanair.

    Location

    The airport is located at a short distance of just 5km south east of Biarritz

    Transport options

    Bus connections are available from the airport not only for the city, but also to other locations. The bus will also connect you to the nearest rail station. Taxis are available outside the arrival terminals and can be pre-booked for various destinations. There are various car rentals available from the arrival terminals; these can be pre-booked or booked on the spot.

  • San Sebastian Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to San Sebastian including: Iberia, Vueling

    Location

    San Sebastian Airport is located about 12 miles from the city centre in Fuenterrabía (Hondarribia) in the area of Bidasoa on the River Bidasoa estuary.

    Transport options

    San Sebastian Airport is connected to three main highways, the N-1, the AP-8 and the A-15. There are several intercity buses that run between the airport and San Sebastian which take about 30 minutes. Taxis are available at the taxi rank in front of arrivals and take about 20 minutes to arrive in the city centre.

FAQ's about San Sebastian

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to San Sebastian?
The top month to book flights to San Sebastian is August, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for San Sebastian flights is July. In third place: May. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to San Sebastian, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to San Sebastian?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to San Sebastian is... August. The next best month to travel to San Sebastian is July. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to San Sebastian. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to San Sebastian is January.
📌 How far is San Sebastian’s airport from the city centre?
San Sebastian’s airport Loiu is located 47 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to San Sebastian’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.46 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Loiu , for example, the average price for the ride to San Sebastian centre is around 3.42 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in San Sebastian. Pick your preferred car type and get from Loiu to San Sebastian city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to San Sebastian city centre?
There are many ways to get from Loiu to central San Sebastian:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Loiu to San Sebastian city centre when driving is 1 hour 13 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to San Sebastian city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 2 hours 25 mins
By Train
Commuting from Loiu to central San Sebastian by Train takes around 3 hours 16 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to San Sebastian?
If you are going to San Sebastian, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 8.99 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 29.96 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.42 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 2.14 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.57 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.32 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.65 GBP
  • - Water: 1.11 GBP

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