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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to San Mames 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.

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Train, bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao K784

$150 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus Iberocoach  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Porte de Charenton to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao Ouibus / ...

$30 - $110

6 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao

$50 - $150

Bus Ouibus  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Hendaye Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Hendaya to Bilbao

$42 - $64

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Paris to San Mames 573.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao  •  4h 50m

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

$68 - $254

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$77 - $347

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$79 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to San Mames is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 16h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to San Mames is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Bilbao. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 15m.

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The distance between Paris and San Mames is 744 km. The road distance is 917.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to San Mames without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 1m and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Paris to San Mames, including transfers.

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Paris to San Mames bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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The best way to get from Paris to San Mames is to bus which takes 12h 19m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Paris to San Mames bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to San Mames.
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  • Distance: 465 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Paris to San Mames 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 12h 15m. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, easyJet, Air France and three other airlines fly from Paris to San Mames 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bayonne - Gare SNCF arrêt STAB, place Perreire to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Paris - Porte de Charenton to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
iberocoach.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bayonne, Bayonne to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bilbao, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bayonne to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris Gallieni to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Hendaya to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
pesa.net
Bus from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to San Mames is 918 km. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Paris to San Mames.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Air Europa and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 405+ hotels available in San Mames. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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