How to reach the BCBL

The BCBL is located in the city of Donostia – San Sebastián, which is the capital city of the Basque province of Gipuzkoa. There are different ways to reach the BCBL, depending on the preferred mean of transport and the origin.

How to reach San Sebastián (by plane):

San Sebastián has an airport, which is located close to the city center(around 22 km).

If you come to San Sebastián from Madrid or Barcelona, it might be worth taking a look at direct flights from these cities to San Sebastián. San Sebastián airport’s website:

There are many Ekialdebus routes between the airport and various towns in Gipuzkoa (Hondarribia, Irún, Rentería, San Sebastián, etc.)

E20. Hondarribia – Rentería – Pasaia – San Sebastián (Plaza Gipuzkoa). At the weekend, the E27, and Friday and Saturday nights, the E77.
E21. Hondarribia – Airport – San Sebastián (Plaza Gipuzkoa).
E22. Hondarribia – Hospital Bidasoa – Polígono Industrial Araso – Centro Comercial Txingudi.
E23 and E28. Hondarribia – Irún – San Sebastián (Ibaeta, city centre and Amara).
E25. Hondarribia – Irún / Coast / Airport.
E78.Hondarribia – Irún. Night-times, Saturdays all year and Fridays in July, August and September.

There are also taxis available at the airport. The taxi fare to reach the city center should not exceed 30 – 35 euros.

Some travelers might be interested on reaching San Sebastián from the international airport of Bilbao.

This airport is located only 12 km from Bilbao, and less than 100 from San Sebastián, and has regular flight connections with many international and national cities.

There’s a regular bus connection between Bilbao airport and the city of San Sebastián, which takes around one hour to reach the city center and costs 16.5 euros.

There are departing buses from Bilbao airport every hour. The company is PESA [line Aeropuerto Loiu – Donostia – San Sebastián].

How to reach the BCBL from San Sebastián city center

The BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, is located at the San Sebastián Technology Park, very close to the city center, in the Miramón Park (Paseo de Mikeletegi, 69).

Once you have arrived at San Sebastián, the easiest way to reach the BCBL, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language is by bus. The price of the metropolitan bus ticket is 1.60 euros, but we strongly encourage you to take a look at the different discount options at the D-BUS company’s website. The most suitable lines to reach the Center are lines 28, 31 and 35, and take around 15 minutes from the city center to reach the San Sebastián Technology Park.

The best bus stop (the closest to the BCBL) is the bus stop called Mikeletegi 12.