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There are 8 ways to get from Pau to Tignes by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly Pau to Lyon, shuttle  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Lyon (LYS) PUF - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

83€ - 274€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Bourg-Saint-Maurice Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Moutiers > Aime - La Plagne > Bourg-Saint-Maurice > Val d'Isère / ...

63€ - 83€

6 alternative options

Train to Biarritz, fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bayonne
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Lyon (LYS) BIQ - LYS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

100€ - 307€

Train to Toulouse, fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lyon (LYS) TLS - LYS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

102€ - 224€

Train to Biarritz, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bayonne
  2. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Geneva (GVA) BIQ - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Tignes Le Lac

140€ - 302€

Train  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the train from Pau to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian Ter
  4. Take the train from Montmelian to Landry Ter

223€ - 290€

Night bus, shuttle  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Pau to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N716
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac

91€ - 154€

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Pau to Tignes 553.4 miles

100€ - 150€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pau to Tignes is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 18h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Pau to Tignes is to fly and shuttle which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pau to Tignes. However, there are services departing from Pau and arriving at Tignes via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station and Bourg-Saint-Maurice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 30m.

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The distance between Pau and Tignes is 626 km. The road distance is 885.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pau to Tignes without a car is to train which takes 12h 46m and costs 220€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Pau to Tignes, including transfers.

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Pau to Tignes bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Tignes is to train which takes 12h 46m and costs 220€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 18h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Pau Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Pau to Tignes bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bourg-Saint-Maurice station.

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Map of how to get from Pau to Tignes.
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  • Distance: 391.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

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

You can take a train from Pau to Tignes via Toulouse Matabiau, Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Montmelian, and Landry in around 12h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pau to Tignes via Lyon, Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, and Bourg-Saint-Maurice in around 18h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Pau to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 430€
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Pau to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 430€
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 490€
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Biarritz to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Gare de Pau to Gare de Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Train from Pau to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Montmelian to Landry
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
21€ - 35€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 90€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
100€ - 150€
Bus operators
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
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BensBus
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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BensBus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Pau to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Ouibus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pau to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Pau to Tignes is 885 km. It takes approximately 8h 30m to drive from Pau to Tignes.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Pau Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 1747+ hotels available in Tignes. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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The best way to get from Pau to Pau Airport is to shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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