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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Biarritz by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to San Sebastian/Donostia Alv
  2. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastian to Biarritz

45€ - 56€

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Night bus  •  10h

  1. Take the night bus from Barcelona to Irun K793 / ...

34€ - 43€

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Biarritz 612.5 km

65€ - 100€

Fly to San Sebastian, train, line 5 bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Biarritz
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Gare de Biarritz to Jardin Public

54€ - 173€

Fly to Biarritz  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Biarritz (BIQ) BCN - BIQ

48€ - 154€

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastian to Biarritz

46€ - 106€

Fly to Santander, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Santander (SDR) BCN - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Biarritz

59€ - 142€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Biarritz is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Biarritz is to night bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Biarritz is to fly and train and line 5 bus which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Biarritz. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Biarritz via San Sebastian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Biarritz is 385 km. The road distance is 612.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Biarritz without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 35m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Barcelona to Biarritz, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Biarritz bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Biarritz is to bus which takes 8h 45m and costs 35€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 7h 11m.

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

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Barcelona to Biarritz bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Biarritz station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Biarritz.
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  • Distance: 384.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Biarritz, France?

You can take a bus from Barcelona to Biarritz via San Sebastian in around 8h 45m. Alternatively, easyJet, Air France and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Biarritz every 2 hours.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 200€
Flights from Barcelona to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 130€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to San Sebastian/Donostia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 16€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Rail 1st Class
11€ - 16€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastian to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Schedules at
pesa.net
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Barcelona Sants to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
monbus.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 San Sebastian to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Santander-S.Ballest to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Barcelona to Irun
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Phone
93 265 61 32
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Night bus from Barcelona Nord to Irun
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
Vigo Barcelona, S.A.
Chronoplus
Phone
05 59 52 59 52
Website
chronoplus.eu
Bus from Gare de Biarritz to Jardin Public
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
2€
Website
Chronoplus

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Biarritz is 612 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Barcelona to Biarritz.

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

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There are 335+ hotels available in Biarritz. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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