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There are 5 ways to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona by train, bus or car

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  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona

$66 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Pau - University to San Sebastián Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Pamplona L13

$12 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from San Sebastian to Pamplona A / ...

$69 - $102

Bus ALSA  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Pau to San Sebastian
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Pamplona

$28 - $61

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona 147.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona is to bus which costs 10€ - 24€ and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 23m.

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The distance between Pau Airport (PUF) and Pamplona is 118 km. The road distance is 236.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 55m and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona is to bus which takes 6h 17m and costs 10€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6h 21m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Pamplona. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona.
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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Pau Airport (PUF), France and Pamplona, Spain?

You can take a bus from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona via Pau Collège Clermont, Pau - University, San Sebastián, and San Sebastián / Donostia in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pau Airport (PUF) to Pamplona via Pau, Bayonne, Hendaye, Hendaia, Amara-Donostia, Gernikako Arbola, Maria Cristina pte./zubia, and San Sebastian in around 6h 21m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pau to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Sebastian to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
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 Pau - University to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Pau to San Sebastián, San Sebastián / Donostia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from San Sebastián / Donostia to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hife.es
Book at
movelia.es
La Baztanesa
Phone
948 58 01 29
Email
autobuses@labaztanesa.com
Website
labaztanesa.com
Bus from Donastia / San Sebastian to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
labaztanesa.com
La Burundesa S.A.
Phone
948 30 35 05
Email
info@laburundesa.com
Website
laburundesa.com
Bus from DONOSTIA/SAN SEBASTI Vuelta to PAMPLONA/IRUÑA Vuelta
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
La Burundesa S.A.
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from San Sebastián to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
monbus.es

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