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There are 5 ways to get from Pau to Irun by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bayonne Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Hendaye Dax - Hendaye / ...

$33 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Irun Ouibus

$5 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, line 816 bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Bayonne N716 / ...
  2. Take the line 816 bus from Bayonne Place des Basques to Hendaye Chênes 816

$9 - $13

Rideshare  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pau to Hendaye 90.5 miles

$11

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Pau to Irun 89.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Pau to Irun is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pau to Irun is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pau and arriving at Irun. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pau to Irun. However, there are services departing from Pau and arriving at Hendaye via Bayonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Pau and Irun is 115 km. The road distance is 143.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pau to Irun without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Pau to Irun, including transfers.

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Pau to Irun bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Pau - University station.

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Pau to Irun train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Irun is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Pau to Irun.
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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Pau, France and Irun, Spain?

You can take a train from Pau to Irun via Bayonne in around 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Pau to Irun twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $24
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Bayonne to Gare de Hendaye
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bayonne to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$22 - $29
Bus operators
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 Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transports 64
Phone
0 800 64 24 64
Website
transports64.fr
Bus from Bayonne Place des Basques to Hendaye Chênes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transports64.fr
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 Pau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Pau to Irun bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Pau to Irun train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Hendaye station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pau to Irun is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Pau to Irun.

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

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