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There are 12 ways to get from Birmingham to Lourdes by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes Tgv

$273 - $517

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Bus Ouibus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lourdes

$60 - $87

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Bus ALSA  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the bus from Irun to Tarbes

$97 - $154

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lourdes

$352 - $450

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lourdes

$207 - $318

Fly Birmingham to Pau  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Pau (PUF) BHX - PUF

$116 - $527

Train to Bristol, fly to Toulouse, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$133 - $333

Train to London Stansted, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) STN - LDE

$140 - $6,638

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$186 - $416

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$128 - $350

Train to London Stansted, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Toulouse (TLS) STN - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$119 - $300

Fly Birmingham to Bergerac, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Bergerac (EGC) BHX - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lourdes

$185 - $897

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lourdes is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 26 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Lourdes is to train and fly which costs £100 - £5,500 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Lourdes via London and Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 15 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Lourdes is 658 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs £210 - £400.

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Birmingham to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Lourdes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lourdes is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs £210 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 26 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £410 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Pau Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Lourdes bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 657.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Lourdes via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Lourdes via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 26 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Birmingham to Pau via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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Lourdes is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 10:02 AM in Birmingham and 11:02 AM in Lourdes.

Chalair Aviation, Flybe, Hop! and two other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Pau Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Lourdes. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £2 - £29.

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