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There are 10 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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Fly Bristol to Biarritz  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) BRS - BIQ

€67 - €261

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Fly Bristol to San Sebastian  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to San Sebastian (EAS) BRS - EAS

€29 - €160

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Fly Bristol to Toulouse, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Toulouse (TLS) BRS - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye

€88 - €290

Fly Bristol to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Pessac to Hendaye

€71 - €135

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bilbao (BIO) LHR - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

€137 - €310

Train  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv

€285 - €591

Bus  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun

€114 - €162

Bus, car ferry  •  29h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the bus from Santander to Irun

€126 - €390

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 56m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Irun

€141 - €240

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 48m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Irun

€309 - €385

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun by bus, train, subway and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Irun is around 16h 13m and covers a distance of around 1433 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 58m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Hendaye. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16h 13m
Fastest journey time:
9h 58m
Journey distance:
1433 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€285
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun bus, train, subway and walk schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
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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 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Irun is 112.

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

The social distance requirement in Irun is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Spain.

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Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun is to fly which costs £25 - £140 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun is to fly which costs £55 - £230 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Irun via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Londres Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 44m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Irun is 898 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun without a car is to train which takes 12h 8m and costs £240 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun is to fly which takes 4h 7m and costs £55 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £550 and takes 12h 8m, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £140 and takes 23h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Irun station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun.
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  • Distance: 897.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Irun, Spain?

easyJet flies from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Irun via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 12h 8m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bristol to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Bristol to San Sebastian via Almeria, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Bristol to San Sebastian via Alicante, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €160
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bristol to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bilbao via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Pessac to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Irun
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
alsa.com
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€31
Website
Stagecoach South West
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€75 - €95
Car
€230 - €330
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €70

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Irun is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 1:29 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 2:29 PM in Irun.

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