There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Pau by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Pau Tgv

$150 - $170

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Pau N765

$45 - $80

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Rideshare  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Pau 495.6 miles

$60

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Pau 495.2 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Paris Orly to Pau  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Pau (PUF) ORY - PUF

$60 - $300

Fly Paris CDG to Pau  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Pau (PUF) CDG - PUF

$77 - $392

Fly Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) ORY - LDE
  2. Take the train from Lourdes to Pau

$81 - $455

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau

$83 - $337

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Pau

$85 - $279

Fly Paris Orly to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Toulouse (TLS) ORY - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau

$84 - $224

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Pau is to rideshare which costs 51€ and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Pau is to fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Pau. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Pau. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Paris and Pau is 652 km. The road distance is 792.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Pau without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 120€ - 140€.

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The train from Paris Montparnasse to Pau takes 4 h 24 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Paris to Pau train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Montparnasse station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Pau is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs 120€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Pau.
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  • Distance: 407.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Pau, France?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Pau twice daily. Tickets cost $150 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Pau once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris Orly to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Pau
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Lourdes to Pau
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $18
1st Class
$23 - $30
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 Lourdes to Pau
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Bayonne to Pau
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Pau
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Pau
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Pau
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Paris to Pau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pau station.

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Paris to Pau train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Pau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Pau is 792 km. It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to drive from Paris to Pau.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Pau Airport.

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Book your Paris to Pau bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Pau. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Pau. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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