Airport Transfers to San Sebastian
The closest airport is Biarritz Airport, with a transfer time of around 1 hour.
Other nearby transport: Bordeaux Airport, Toulouse Airport, Pau Airport, and Lourdes airport.
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About San Sebastian
Sea-Lifts have been running airport transfers from Biarritz to San Sebastian since 2006. Biarritz airport is one of the best places to fly to in order to access San Sebastian. The drive takes 1 hour, however be prepared for a longer journey during the holiday season.
When you arrive at Biarritz airport you will pass quickly through passport control where your driver will be waiting on the other side, holding a sign with your name on it and will drive you directly to your accommodation in San Sebastian.
We also offer transfers to San Sebastian from the train stations in Bayonne, Biarritz and St Jean de Luz Train Station and also from Bilbao and San Sebastian airports.
You can choose from a variety of transfers to San Sebastian, whether it is a private taxi or minibus, a coach for large groups, or even luxury transfers.
To book your transfer, use the quote generator on this page, choose your transfer and follow the simple steps to complete your booking online. It only takes a couple of minutes and once you complete your booking you will receive a booking confirmation by email.
If you can’t find what you need, contact us and one of our team will be happy to help.
San Sebastian has an unbelievable amount to offer, there is definitely something for everyone in this incredible Basque City. Beautiful scenery and sun-kissed beaches; enthusiastic and lively people; internationally renowned cuisine including many of Europe’s finest Michelin Star restaurants; a diversity of entertainment, rich cultural activities, major music and film festivals; the September boat races in La Concha bay; interesting folklore, outstanding customs and traditions; adventurer-filled summer mountain activities such as hiking, mountain biking, paragliding, rafting and canyoning and during the winter the vast expanse of the Pyrenean Ski resorts are just 1 hour away.
San Sebastian is host to countless other exciting activities and festivities, check out the “Semana Grande,” Carnival, the “Caldereros” or Tinkers’ Festival, San Sebastian Day.
San Sebastian hosts many conferences such as Donostia-San Sebastián International Peace Conference, International Conference on the Measurement and Economic Analysis of Regional Tourism and the International Particle Accelerator Conference.
San Sebastian is known as Donostia in the Basque language and is situated in the most North Western part of Spain and is the jewel of the Basque Country. San Sebastian is very different from other Spanish beach resorts; it maintains the true traditions of the Basque people and architecture. The busy fishing port is a hive of activity, with traditional and modern boats sailing in and out all day. In and around the harbor you can have the freshest seafood and if you don’t enjoy the simple harbor taverns, go and enjoy San Sebastian restaurants with Michelin stars if you have some money to spare.
The heart of the modern city is Constitution Square. You will notice as you look up to the apartments surrounding the square that they all have numbers on the outside of the balconies. The reason for this was due to the bullfights that used to used to be held here, you could rent a balcony for the best viewing spot. This tradition dates back to the middle ages.
Easy airport transfers from Biarritz Airport to San Sebsatian makes your weekend break to this beautiful place even more accessible.
San Sebastian offers the perfect getaway during the winter or summer, come rain or shine. The beaches are beautiful and as you look out on the bay from Playa De La Concha or Playa de Gros the view is reminiscent of a Caribbean island with sparkling waters and wooded islands. Ondarreta (“little beach” in Euskera) , is connected to the larger, more popular Playa de la Concha, this is a great place to observe the sailing boats. You can also stroll along the walkway and relax in the small park area overlooking the beach. You can also enjoy traditional olives and calamari at the Ondarreta rooftop café.
San Sebastian is a very popular spot for stag do’s and hen nights. You can enjoy the local San Sebastian hospitality and thriving night life while absorbing the Basque culture. For the adventurous groups you could also incorporate surf lessons, or a day in the mountains.
When the sun starts to go down you will see a very different side to San Sebastian. The restaurants and bars come alive, pop in and out of tapas bars in the old town for tapas, pinchos and local cider or sangria. You will not find better Spanish food anywhere in the world than you will in the famous San Sebastian restaurants. The atmosphere is lively, exciting and unique. A truly remarkable city to spend an evening. After dinner, promenade beside the Playa de La Concha where the lights sparkle, reflect in the gently lapping ocean.
Other attractions include the Baroque Church of Santa Maria , the Gothic Church of San Vicente, and the Museo de San Telemo, a former 16th century convent.
For spectacular views of the bay and town, climb atop Mount Urgull and Mount Igueldo.
San Sebastian is a surf town; the place to surf is Playa de La Zurriola, predominantly a left hand beach break which can produce a solid right from the eastern wall during bigger swells. It’s a busy place to surf with fierce local competition.
The region is home to Pukas surfboards and if you are after a new board then you can buy these boards slightly cheaper in San Sebastian.
During the summer the waves tend to be small and clean and during the winter the swells get BIG, but the clean days are fewer.
Sea-Lifts offer airport transfers from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian and our vehicles can accommodate you and your surfboards and bring you straight to the beach.
Airport transfer types to suit all budgets
Share the vehicle with other passengers with similar flights & destinations.
One of the most cost effective and efficient ways of getting to the resort.
Similar to a shared transfer, except this runs to a set timetable, so you’re required to book a service that works for your flight times.
Generally not door-to-door but cheaper.
Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.
No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.
Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.
Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.
Exec & Limousine
Enjoy vehicles such as a top-of-the-range Mercedes minivan or an S-Class Mercedes limousine.
Like a private transfer, but with the additional benefit of travelling in style.
Truly flawless door-to-door service
- Relax knowing that someone will be waiting at the airport
- 24/7 assist while you’re travelling
- Get to your destination safely and comfortably
"We would just like to say that every aspect of your service was excellent. Thank you."
Sara McSweeney, 46, Manchester
"Thanks for the transfer/s and we are already planning our next trip for next summer and you guys will certainly be the first transfer company we will choose to use."
Neil Jones, 35, Bolton upon Dearne
"Excellent, reliable company... always with a smile and a conversation"
Jill Hodgkinson, "over 40", Shropshire