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There are 7 ways to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz by train, plane, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 to Birmingham, fly to Biarritz  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Biarritz (BIQ) BHX - BIQ

$171 - $367

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Bus FlixBus  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Biarritz 703

$82 - $141

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Train to Bristol, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bilbao (BIO) BRS - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

$132 - $314

Train  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz Tgv

$304 - $612

Bus ALSA  •  25h 19m

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

$89 - $137

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 10m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo to Biarritz

$193 - $278

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 4m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Biarritz

$348 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz is to bus which costs £65 - £110 and takes 25h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz is to train and fly which costs £130 - £290 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Biarritz. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Biarritz via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 5m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Biarritz is 586 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz without a car is to train which takes 13h 47m and costs £230 - £470.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Biarritz bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz is to train which takes 13h 47m and costs £230 - £470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £110 and takes 23h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Cheltenham to Biarritz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Biarritz station.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Biarritz.
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  • Distance: 585.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Biarritz, France?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Biarritz via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Bordeaux-St-Jean, Biarritz, and Biarritz Gare in around 13h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Biarritz via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris, Paris in around 23h 5m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Biarritz via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
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
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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 Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk

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Biarritz is 1h ahead of Cheltenham. It is currently 5:12 PM in Cheltenham and 6:12 PM in Biarritz.

Air France, Flybe, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 1714+ hotels available in Biarritz. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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