There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port by train, plane, bus 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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Train to Lyon, fly to Biarritz, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Biarritz (BIQ) LYS - BIQ
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$109 - $327

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Bus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Bayonne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Place des Basques to Saint-Palais 811

$80 - $95

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Fly Geneva to Biarritz, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$121 - $301

Fly Geneva to San Sebastian, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to San Sebastian (EAS) GVA - EAS
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$108 - $260

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$273 - $310

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bayonne Ic
  4. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$191 - $258

Bus, train  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to St Jean Pied de Port

$92 - $113

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port 584.3 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Bayonne - Place des Basques and Saint-Palais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at St Jean Pied de Port via Lyon Part Dieu, Toulouse-Matabiau and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 33 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 674 km. The road distance is 934.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port without a car is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, including transfers.

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Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Genève station.

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Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port bus services, operated by Transports 64, arrive at Saint-Palais station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
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  • Distance: 421.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare Montparnasse, Paris Montparnasse, and Bayonne in around 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port via Bayonne, Bayonne - Place des Basques, and Saint-Palais in around 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Geneva - Bus station to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Transports 64
Phone
0 800 64 24 64
Website
transports64.fr
Bus from Bayonne - Place des Basques to Saint-Palais
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transports64.fr

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Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Jean Pied de Port station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is 935 km. It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to drive from Geneva to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.

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easyJet, Air France and Hop! offer flights from Lyon Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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