There are 4 ways to get from León to Lourdes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Lourdes Ic

$95 - $131

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Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon to San Sebastián Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Tarbes 786

$29 - $49

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from León to Lourdes 365.3 miles

$75 - $120

Train, fly  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes

$102 - $209

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No, there is no direct bus from León to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Lourdes - Gare SNCF via San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia and Tarbes - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from León to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Leon and arriving at Lourdes via Hendaye and Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between León and Lourdes is 453 km. The road distance is 584.5 km.

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The best way to get from León to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 43 min to get from León to Lourdes, including transfers.

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León to Lourdes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Leon station.

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León to Lourdes train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Leon station.

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The best way to get from León to Lourdes is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 22 min.

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

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León to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Map of how to get from León to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 283.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 43 min

What companies run services between León, Spain and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from León to Lourdes via Hendaye and Bayonne in around 9 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from León to Lourdes via San Sebastián, San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia, Tarbes, and Tarbes - Gare Routière in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $140
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayonne to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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 Leon to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
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 San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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León to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between León to Lourdes is 584 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from León to Lourdes.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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