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Overview

San Sebastian, a basque city that deserves the visit

The jewel in the Basque crown, San Sebastian sits regally on a crescent bay, surrounded by rolling hills. Gourmands flock to Spain’s culinary capital to sample its inventive tapas, fresh seafood and Michelin-starred meals, while fashionable visitors stroll along San Sebastian’s chi-chi beach promenade.

About Spain

The old city houses some monuments that are worth the detour: the San Vicente gothic church, the Santa María del Coro baroque church and the old convent, today museum of San Telmo presenting interesting archaeological and ethnological collections.

Follow the living streets and reach the square of the Constitución, used originally as an arena. On the "Gros" beach, you can admire the modern architecture of the "Kursaal" (concert hall) , created by the architect Rafael Moneo . Don’t miss one of the main events of San Sebastian: the "Tamborrada".

You will discover the brass bands parading in the streets on January 19th and during 24 hours, lively atmosphere guaranteed

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in San Sebastian can be found.

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From our travel community

Spanish trains from san sebastian to madrid Can you recommend the best and cheapest booking for train travel SanSebastian to Madrid

Irene F. | 28 de abril de 2017 answered | 2 Comments
Three train trips in spain We want to travel from San Sebastian to Madrid and have a stopover. Then travel from Madrid to Valencia and have a stopover. Then travel from Valencia to Barcelona. What is the best option to reserve 2 seats for these trips and when can I make (...)

Gerald V. | 25 de abril de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
We wish to travel from milan into switzerland and then use a swiss rail pass We are flying into Milan in June and will spend 3 days there. We then plan to travel by train to St Gallen for 2 days and then Zurich for 4 days. after that we plan to explore Lausanne and the area around Interlaken. All travel will be by train. (...)

Walter T. | 2 de marzu de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Eurail pass? we are travelling venice to rome July 25, lisbon to porto August 14, porto to san sebastian August 19, san sebastian to paris August 22 and nice to monterosso al mare August 31. Can you tell me the best ticket to buy. Eurail pass? 2 Adults (...)

Cheryl C. | 22 de febreru de 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Santiago to san sebastien We would like to go from Santiago de Compostela along the Northern Coast of Spain making stops in towns/cities along the way to San Sebastien. What is our best option to do this?

Deidre R. | 16 de payares de 2016 answered | 0 Comments

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Customer reviews

  • Long trip due to travel k dive |
    "The train was redirected so bypassed Pamplona and added an extra hour to the trip.No forewarning given in English. Only a problem for us because we were travelling with a toddler who wouldn't sleep. Otherwise the trip was good. Nice scenery. "

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    good transport. |
    "Not a high speed train but comfortable. The departure time we selected was 1400 h so arrival in Barcelona hotel was 2230hours. Maybe take an earlier train if possible.. Plenty of taxis at 2230 in Barcelona "

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    Comfortable, with 1 change |
    "Requires 1 change of trains, on a different platform, and our first train was running a little late. However the station staff was very good at directing people to the right place. "

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    Great way to travel |
    "On time, comfortable seats and pleasant train attendants. A great way to travel. "

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    Not a high speed train |
    "Staff at San Sebastian were very friendly and helpful. Train is a bit slow and takes six hours. However it is comfortable and there were no security issues at San Sebastian. Not particularly scenic but fine all the same. "

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    Much better than I expected!! |
    "We were unsure about doing the sleeper train however to fly was going to be so expensive. It was less than half the price to get first class sleeper cabin and I cod not recommend it more. The bunk beds were the most comfortable on our entire trip. It fun and cosy. We read reviews that the food was bad so we ate dinner before boarding and took snacks on. Overall it was a really great experience. Had I known it was so good we might have done it more during our trip. It saves money on flights and a nights accommodation and you don't waste valuable days traveling. It's perfect! "

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    Clean, efficient, on time |
    "We were 3 adults travelling 2nd class. The 6 hour journey was comfortable, the train was clean and it ran exactly to schedule. All staff we dealt with were friendly and professional. Can't really ask for more than that! "

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    use the train |
    "The Renfe was the way to go. It's from the centre of the city to the centre of the city. Very clean, comfortable and affordable. The staff were friendly and very helpful. "

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    Relaxing |
    "Train departed on time, it was clean, comfortable and relaxing. Food could be improved "

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    Easy and comfortable trip |
    "The train was modern, clean and comfortable, with plenty of space for our luggage. Restrooms were clean, although very small. There was a range of food and drinks available for purchase. Overall, a very pleasant journey that didn't feel too long. "

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