There are 2 ways to get from Portbou to Perpignan by train or car

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Cerbère to Perpignan

$13 - $20

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Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Portbou to Perpignan 34.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Portbou to Perpignan is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portbou to Perpignan is to train which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cerbère and arriving at Perpignan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Portbou and Perpignan is 37 km. The road distance is 55.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portbou to Perpignan without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

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The train from Cerbère to Perpignan takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Portbou to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cerbère station.

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Portbou to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Perpignan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portbou to Perpignan is 55 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Portbou to Perpignan.

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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Portbou, Spain and Perpignan, France?

SNCF operates a train from Portbou to Perpignan hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 37 min.

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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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+33 9 70 60 99 70
Train from Cerbère to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$13 - $20
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26

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