Travel requirements – COVID-19

Please, before traveling to RAID 2021, check the following web page for travel requirements.

Health Alert and Emergency Co-ordination Centre (CCAES)

Conference Venue

The Centro Kursaal – Kursaal Elkargunea, S.A. is a complex allocated for the celebration of meetings of high interest, as well as cultural events of the highest prestige.


Find in the list below a list of hotels in San Sebastian. All reservations must be done directly with the Hotels.

If you have problems on finding a suitable room, please contact the organization.

Travel Information


Flights to Bilbao

Fly to Bilbao

Bilbao airport (BIO) is 119 km away. There are more direct connections to Spanish and European airports, and there is a hourly bus (pdf) to Donostia / San Sebastian (1 hour distance).

Flights to San Sebastian

Fly to San Sebastian

San Sebastian airport (EAS) is 22 km away from downtown. There are direct flights to Barcelona and Madrid airports. There is taxi, rent a car and bus (pdf) service available.

Flights to Biarritz

Fly to Biarritz

Biarritz airport (BIQ) is 40 km away. It has several direct connections to French cities and a few abroad. Though not as well connected with the city as San Sebastian or Bilbao airports, there are a few buses per day to San Sebastian.


Trains operated by Renfe stop at the Estación del Norte, which is located at the city center.

Estación del Norte – Pº de Francia
Tf.: +34 943 28 30 89 / +34 943 28 35 99

Likewise the city is also served by Euskotren, with a narrow-gauge connection to Hendaye (France) and the French rail network.

The station closest to the city center is Amara.


Good connections from main Spanish cities.

More information available here.