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Train  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv

€116 - €156

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Bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to San Sebastian / Donostia 783 / ...

€22 - €50

5 alternative options

Bus via Paris Gallieni  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to San Sebastian

€68 - €93

Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Tolosa 838.4 km

€90 - €140

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, bus  •  5h 53m

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

€52 - €208

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, bus  •  5h 54m

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

€48 - €172

Fly Paris CDG to Bilbao, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bilbao (BIO) CDG - BIO
  2. Take the bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián

€50 - €205

Paris to Tolosa by train

The train journey time between Paris and Tolosa is around 7h 18m and covers a distance of around 814 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 57m. Operated by TGV inOui, Euskotren and Renfe Cercanias, the Paris to Tolosa train service departs from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arrives in Tolosa. Typically 39 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 18m
Fastest train time:
5h 57m
Train distance:
814 km
Trains per week:
39
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:41
Last train departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Tolosa train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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Rules to follow in Spain

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tolosa is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tolosa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tolosa is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Tolosa is to bus which costs €22 - €50 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Tolosa is to fly and bus which costs €50 - €210 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Tolosa. However, there are services departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Tolosa via San Sebastian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Tolosa. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Tolosa via Hendaia and Herrera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 28m.

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The distance between Paris and Tolosa is 722 km. The road distance is 838.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Tolosa without a car is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs €110 - €160.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Paris to Tolosa, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Tolosa train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Tolosa is to train which takes 6h 28m and costs €110 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €50 and takes 10h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Tolosa.
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  • Distance: 722.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye 5 times a day. Tickets cost €110 - €160 and the journey takes 4h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to San Sebastian / Donostia twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 10h 5m. Blablabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to San Sebastian / Donostia
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

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 San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Blablabus
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 San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Aeropuerto Biarritz to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Airport Loiu Bilbao to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Biarritz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Paris to Tolosa bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at San Sebastian station.

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Paris to Tolosa train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Tolosa is 838 km. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Paris to Tolosa.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Tolosa. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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