There are 9 ways to get from France to Bayonne by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Valença to Bayonne

$104 - $132

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Train  •  15 h 25 min

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

$110 - $152

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from France to Bayonne 520 miles

$110 - $180

Bus to Vigo, fly to San Sebastian  •  8 h 15 min

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

Bus to Vigo, fly to Bilbao, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  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  •  8 h 45 min

  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 Biarritz  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Biarritz (BIQ) VGO - BIQ

Bus to Vigo, fly to Pamplona, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  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

Bus to Porto, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Porto Airport
  2. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bordeaux (BOD) OPO - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bayonne

$109 - $357

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min 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 11 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Bayonne is 1 h ahead of France. It is currently 2:31 PM in France and 3:31 PM in Bayonne.

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

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Vigo Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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There are 1480+ hotels available in Bayonne. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from France to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 387.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

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 10 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from France to Bayonne via Goián, A Gándara - Guillarei, Guillarey, Orense-Empalme, and Hendaye in around 15 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Vigo to Biarritz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Vigo to Pamplona via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vigo to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Bordeaux via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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 Guillarey to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
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
1 h 51 min
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Valença to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
Automoviles de Tuy, S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 986 61 02 55
Website
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Vigo
Ave. Duration
27 min
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
2 h
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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Pamplona to Irún
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
autna.com
Andrade Express Turismo
Phone
+351 258 109 556
Email
andradeexpressoturismo@gmail.com
Website
andradeexpressturismo.com
Bus from Vila Nova de Cerveira to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
andradeexpressturismo.com

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