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There are 10 ways to get from Barcelona to Gurs by train, bus, car, plane, subway or taxi

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Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Orthez

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Bus via Toulouse  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Orthez N1156

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Bus  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Plaça dels Països Catalans to Huesca Calle José Gil Cávez
  2. Take the bus from Huesca to Canfranc
  3. Take the bus from Canfranc Espagne - Gare SNCF to Oloron - Gare SNCF Départ 63

Bus, train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Pau Mp 09 / ...

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Gurs 429.3 km

Fly to Pau  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Pau (PUF) BCN - PUF

Fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bilbao (BIO) BCN - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Bilbao to Donostiako Autobus Geltokia
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian / Donostia to Orthez

Subway, fly to San Sebastian, train, taxi  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the subway from Catalunya to Torrassa
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bayonne
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to Orthez
  5. Take a taxi from Orthez to Gurs

Fly to Pamplona, bus, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Pamplona (PNA) BCN - PNA
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to S.Juan De Luz
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to Orthez

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD
  2. Take the train from Pessac to Orthez
Spain → France
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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gurs is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gurs is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Gurs is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 4h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Gurs is to drive. Taking this option will cost €50 - €75 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Gurs is 320 km. The road distance is 429.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Gurs without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs €140 - €240.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Barcelona to Gurs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Gurs is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs €140 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus via Toulouse, which costs €80 - €130 and takes 9h 21m, you could also fly, which costs €210 - €440 and takes 7h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Barcelona Airport to Pau Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Gurs is 429 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Barcelona to Gurs.

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Transavia France, Vueling Airlines and Air France offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Pau Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Gurs. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 320.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Gurs via Narbonne, Toulouse Matabiau, and Orthez in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Gurs via Toulouse and Orthez in around 9h 21m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Pamplona via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Barcelona to Pau via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Orthez
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Bayonne to Orthez
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Pessac to Orthez
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Hendaye to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €28
1st Class
€16 - €20
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to S.Juan De Luz
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Orthez
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from San Sebastian / Donostia to Orthez
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Avanza Grupo
Alosa
Phone
+34 974 21 07 00
Email
info.huesca@mobilityado.com
Website
aragon.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Barcelona Sants to Huesca
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €35
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Alosa
Bus from Huesca to Canfranc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Book at
Alosa
Site du 64
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Canfranc Espagne - Gare SNCF to Oloron - Gare SNCF Départ
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Lurraldebus Transportes Pesa S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Aeropuerto Bilbao to Donostiako Autobus Geltokia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Lurraldebus Transportes Pesa S.A.
Other operators
Taxi from Orthez to Gurs
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Busquet Isabelle
Phone
+33 5 59 69 34 78

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