San Sebastian is well connected to the rest of Europe via Bilbao Airport and San Sebastian Airport apart from having an efficient rail and road network.
BIO-Bilbao: At 100 kilometres from San Sebastian, Bilbao Airport serves flights from the main cities in Europe every day. Pesa Company bus, departs from Bilbao airport every hour for downtown San Sebastian. EAS – Donostia/San Sebastian: San Sebastian Airport is located in Hondarribia, 22 kilometres far from the centre of San Sebastian. The Bus E21. Hondarribia – Aeropuerto – San Sebastian (plaza Gipuzkoa) departs from the airport every hour. BIQ-BIARRITZ: Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, also known as Biarritz Airport or Biarritz-Parme Airport, is located 45 kilometres far from San Sebastian. Pesa Company Bus, departs from Biarritz Airport every hour to San Sebastian.
Renfe Rail Service (Pº Federico García Lorca) is situated next to the San Sebastian Bus station. Mainline trains connect San Sebastian to Madrid, Barcelona and other big cities in Spain and also international destinations such as Paris and Lisbon. Metro Donostialdea, also known as “Topo” is the underground railway that connects San Sebastian with other towns and cities around Basque Coast. The French Railway, SCNF connects with other big cities in the world from Hendaye train station. 22 kilometres far from San Sebastian.
San Sebastian Bus Station (Pº Federico García Lorca) is situated 452 m from the centre of San Sebastian. Buses from here connect San Sebastian to more than 20 national destinations as well as to many cities in Europe.
Guipuzcoa has an efficient road network that makes it easy to drive around. The main highways to San Sebastian are: N-1/AP-1 Madrid, a national road that connects Spain and France, the highway AP-8 Bilbao- Irun, the A-63 connecting Paris to Irun motorway and the A-15 highway Pamplona-San Sebastian.
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The city in perfectly suited for cycling with more than 30km of bike lanes painted red on the streets. Local name for bike lanes is "bide-gorri", that literally means red path. You can pick a free map at the tourist office (Boulevard 8) with the paths marked in red and some addresses for bike rental companies.
All taxis show their status as a public service (SP plate), the price depends on an official fare rate, the amount payable is shown on the meter and any supplement must be explained to passengers. The following associations of taxi drivers operate in San Sebastian:
Tel. +34 943 40 40 40
Radio Taxi Donostia
Tel. +34 943 46 46 46