There are 5 ways to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by bus, train or car

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Bus Iberocoach, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$61 - $113

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación L2
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$35 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus ALSA, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$36 - $58

Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Matiko-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia Fcc
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$36 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 122.4 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Aireportua/Aeropuerto and arriving at Saint Jean De Pied De Port via Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki and Pamplona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Elotxelerri-Loiu and arriving at St Jean Pied de Port via Matiko-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia, Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 136 km. The road distance is 195.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by Autobuses La Union, depart from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki station.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by Euskotren, depart from Matiko-Bilbao station.

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The best way to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 16 min.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Saint Jean De Pied De Port station.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean Pied de Port station.

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Map of how to get from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Bilbao Airport (BIO), Spain and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a bus from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Termibus, Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki, PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación, and Pamplona in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Matiko-Bilbao, Amara-Donostia, Hendaia, Hendaye, and Bayonne in around 8 h 16 min.

Train operators
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 St Jean Pied de Port
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Matiko-Bilbao to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao to Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bilbao to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autobuses La Union
Phone
94 476. 50. 07
Website
autobuseslaunion.com
Bus from Bilbao/Bilbo-Termibus/Geltoki to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Ida - Estación
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
La Union
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 Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 196 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Bilbao Airport (BIO) to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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