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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Basque Country by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bayonne Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne to Bilbao

188€ - 214€

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Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bilbao, Bilbao 783 / ...

27€ - 75€

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Bus via Paris Gallieni  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao 210 / ...

48€ - 133€

Drive  •  8h 28m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Bilbao 571.9 miles

100€ - 160€

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Gare de Biarritz to Gare de Hendaye

65€ - 282€

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO

56€ - 222€

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Gare de Biarritz to Gare de Hendaye

57€ - 224€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Basque Country is to bus which costs 27€ - 75€ and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Basque Country is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Bilbao, Bilbao. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 35m.

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The distance between Paris and Basque Country is 754 km. The road distance is 915 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Basque Country without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 57m and costs 180€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Paris to Basque Country, including transfers.

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Paris to Basque Country bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Basque Country is to bus which takes 11h 35m and costs 27€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Paris to Basque Country bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bilbao, Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Basque Country.
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  • Distance: 471.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Basque Country, Spain?

FlixBus operates a bus from Paris Bercy to Bilbao twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 75€ and the journey takes 11h 35m. Ouibus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Air France, easyJet and Vueling Airlines fly from Paris to Bilbao 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 500€
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 490€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 240€
Train from Biarritz to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Gare de Biarritz to Gare de Hendaye
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
5€ - 9€
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Ouibus
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Basque Country is 915 km. It takes approximately 8h 28m to drive from Paris to Basque Country.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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Book your Paris to Basque Country bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Basque Country. Prices start at 48€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 23m and costs 18€.

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