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Málaga to San Sebastián by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 21m
  • Distance
    764 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Málaga to San Sebastián by train

Fast trains from Málaga to San Sebastián take around 8 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 764 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Málaga and San Sebastián.

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

Journeys between Málaga and San Sebastián usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Málaga 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 Málaga to San Sebastián?

The Málaga to San Sebastián train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to San Sebastián is usually scheduled to depart Málaga around 06:20 and the last train is around 21:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Málaga around 08:00, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Málaga to San Sebastián train tickets?

Trains in Spain 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 Málaga to San Sebastián by train.

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Which train companies operate between Málaga and San Sebastián?

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

  • AV City
  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • Avant
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • Trenhotel

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

San Sebastián to Málaga by train

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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.