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There are 10 ways to get from France to Bayonne by bus, plane, train or car

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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Bus to Vigo, fly to San Sebastian  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to San Sebastian (EAS) VGO - EAS

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Bus Transportes Barquense  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Valença to Bayonne

$60 - $150

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Fly Porto to Bilbao, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bilbao (BIO) OPO - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

$169 - $354

Bus to Vigo, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

Bus, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly to Bilbao  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Vigo
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO
  4. Take the bus from Bilbao to Bayona

Bus to Vigo, fly to Pamplona, bus  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Pamplona (PNA) VGO - PNA
  3. Take the bus from Pamplona to Irun

Fly Porto to Bordeaux, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD) OPO - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne

$185 - $429

Bus Iberocoach  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Valença to Bayonne

$97 - $182

Train  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Hendaye Ic

$110 - $152

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from France to Bayonne 520 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from France to Bayonne is to bus which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Bayonne is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 8h 8m.

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The distance between France and Bayonne is 620 km. The road distance is 832 km.

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The best way to get from France to Bayonne without a car is to bus which takes 12h 34m and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from France to Bayonne, including transfers.

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The best way to get from France to Bayonne is to bus which takes 12h 34m and costs 80€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 15h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Bayonne is 1h ahead of France. It is currently 11:21 AM in France and 12:21 PM in Bayonne.

Yes, the driving distance between France to Bayonne is 832 km. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from France to Bayonne.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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Map of how to get from France to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 387.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 28m

What companies run services between France, Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Bayonne, France?

Iberocoach operates a bus from France to Bayonne once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $110 and the journey takes 10h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a train from France to Bayonne via Goián, A Gándara - Guillarei, Guillarey, Orense-Empalme, and Hendaye in around 15h 22m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Automoviles de Tuy, S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 986 61 02 55
Website
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Vigo
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
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
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Irun
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Valença to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Valença to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
barquense.com

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