There are 10 ways to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly Bristol to Biarritz, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Biarritz (BIQ) BRS - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$114 - $456

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Bus, train  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Biarritz - Aéroport
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$76 - $106

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Fly Bristol to Bilbao, bus, train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bilbao (BIO) BRS - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$124 - $281

Fly Bristol to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$122 - $474

Train to London Stansted, fly to Biarritz, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Biarritz (BIQ) STN - BIQ
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$145 - $629

Train  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  4. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  5. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$366 - $811

Train, bus  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$158 - $261

Bus  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Pamplona
  4. Take the bus from Pamplona to Saint Jean De Pied De Port

$100 - $173

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

$175 - $302

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

$353 - $451

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to bus and train which costs £55 - £80 and takes 28 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to fly and train which costs £85 - £350 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Saint Jean De Pied De Port via Londres Victoria Coach Station, San Sebastian and Pamplona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 580 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to train which takes 19 h 8 min and costs £270 - £650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to train which takes 19 h 8 min and costs £270 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £140 and takes 28 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Saint Jean De Pied De Port station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 579.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a train from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, Toulouse-Matabiau, and Bayonne in around 19 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Londres Victoria Coach Station, San Sebastian, and Pamplona in around 28 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bristol to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $470
Premier
$340 - $550
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Bayona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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
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 Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
labaztanesa.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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Biarritz - Aéroport
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 1 h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 1:55 PM in Bristol and 2:55 PM in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

Swiss, KLM, BMI Regional and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs £9.

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