Driving Directions to San Sebastian

Here are driving directions to San Sebastian:

San Sebastian

From Madrid

Take the A-1 motorway, passing through Burgos and Vitoria-Gasteiz. You can also take the toll road (AP – a) between Burgos and Miranda de Ebro and then take a toll road from Vitoria to Durango. The drive from Madrid to San Sebastian takes about 5 hours.

From Barcelona

Take the A-2 to Zaragoza, then on to Pamplona. This is a 6-hour drive.

From Bilbao

You have several options:
  • Take the A-8 toll road. This is a 1-hour drive to San Sebastian.
  • Take the national road from Bilbao, but this will take two to three hours.
  • You can also take the scenic route, going through the national road through various towns such as Orio, Zumaia, Zarautz, Getaria, and Ondarroa.

From Pamplona

Take the A-15 road, which will need 45 minutes to one hour.

From Paris

Take the A-10 toll road until you reach the border, then take the A-8 to San Sebastian. You can also take the N-10 in France and N-1 once across the border.

Take note: for details on traffic and road conditions, visit www.dgt.es