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London to San Sebastián by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    20:31
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 37m
  • Distance
    923 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    28hr 20m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to San Sebastián by train

Fast trains from London to San Sebastián take around 9 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 923 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and San Sebastián.

1. Are there direct trains from London to San Sebastián?

Journeys between London and San Sebastián usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from London to San Sebastián every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to San Sebastián?

The London to San Sebastián train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to San Sebastián train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to San Sebastián is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:18, and the last at 20:31.

When to book London to San Sebastián train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to San Sebastián by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and San Sebastián?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to San Sebastián, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • Eurostar
  • Intercity
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Media Distancia
  • Regional Express
  • TGV
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.