There are 10 ways to get from Ávila to Lourdes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to San Sebastian Ir / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$162 - $216

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Bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ávila to Madrid Estacion Sur Auto Res
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Tarbes 748

$49 - $84

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Train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Pasajes Ir
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$100 - $138

Train via Valladolid Campo Grande  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye Hot
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$99 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Ávila to Lourdes 417.4 miles

$85 - $130

Train, fly to San Sebastian  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to San Sebastian (EAS) MAD - EAS
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$131 - $370

Train, fly to Toulouse  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$67 - $167

Train, fly to Biarritz  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Biarritz (BIQ) MAD - BIQ
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$104 - $400

Train, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bilbao (BIO) MAD - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$103 - $295

Train, fly to Pamplona, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Pamplona (PNA) MAD - PNA
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Irun
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes

$146 - $548

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ávila to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Ávila and arriving at Lourdes - Gare SNCF via Madrid and Tarbes - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ávila to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Avila and arriving at Lourdes via Pasaia, Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

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The distance between Ávila and Lourdes is 471 km. The road distance is 667.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Lourdes without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to get from Ávila to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Ávila to Lourdes bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Ávila station.

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Ávila to Lourdes train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Avila station.

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The best way to get from Ávila to Lourdes is to train which takes 11 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ávila to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Map of how to get from Ávila to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 294.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 59 min

What companies run services between Ávila, Spain and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from Ávila to Lourdes via Pasajes, Pasaia, Hendaia, Hendaye, and Bayonne in around 11 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ávila to Lourdes via Madrid Estacion Sur, Madrid, Tarbes, and Tarbes - Gare Routière in around 12 h 16 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Valladolid Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Pasajes
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valladolid Campo Grande to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Avila to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from San Sebastian - Estacion de Autobuses to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Avanza Grupo
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Irun
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com

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Ávila to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ávila to Lourdes is 668 km. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Ávila to Lourdes.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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