One of the natural accesses to the rest of Europe, it's very easy to get here by ground, sea or air. The total area of the region is only 2000 square metres, it lends itself to a variety of landscapes.


Get around the region with the tourist card, for sale in the Tourism Ofice of San Sebastian Region. 

Download the public transport map of Gipuzkoa

The National 1, from South to North, and the A-8 toll motorway, from West to East, articulate the territory. The Madrid-Irun N-1 road enters into Gipuzkoa through the Etxegarate Pass and passes near Beasain, Tolosa, Andoain, Donostia-San Sebastián and Errenteria before getting to Irun and arriving at France. The creation of diversions to avoid crossing the urban areas has improved the traffic during the last years.

The A-8 tool motorway covers the distance between Bilbao and the Behobia Quarter of Irun, and is the best way of getting to Bilbao or of moving through the comarcas (lands) of Gipuzkoa's coast. Another basic road is the Andoain - Irurzun (A-15) toll-free motorway that joins Gipuzkoa and Navarre. The AP-1 toll motorway, which communicates Eibar and Vitoria-Gasteiz completes the main network..

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By sea

  • Brittany Ferries
  • Donostia - San Sebastián puerto deportivo
  • European Ferries - Ferry Santurtzi - Portsmouth
  • Getaria puerto deportivo
  • Hondarribia puerto deportivo
  • Orio puerto deportivo
  • Puerto Pasaia
  • Zumaia puerto deportivo
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By air

  • Biarritz Airport
  • Bilbao Airport
  • Pamplona Airport
  • San Sebastian Airport
  • Vitoria-Gasteiz Airport
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