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There are 3 ways to get from Portbou to Perpignan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cerbère to Gare de Perpignan Avignon-Port Bou / ...

$13 - $20

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cerbères Mairie to Perpignan Mercader 400

$1 - $4

1 alternative option

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 bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 1 h 35 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 bus departing from Cerbères Mairie and arriving at Perpignan Mercader. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Cerbère and arriving at Gare de 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 Gare de Cerbère to Gare de Perpignan takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Portbou to Perpignan bus services, operated by La Région Occitanie, depart from Cerbères Mairie station.

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

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The best way to get from Portbou to Perpignan is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get 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. Alternatively, La Région Occitanie operates a bus from Portbou to Perpignan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 35 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Cerbère to Gare de Perpignan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $25
Bus operators
La Région Occitanie
Phone
05 61 33 50 50
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
laregion.fr
Bus from Cerbères Mairie to Perpignan Mercader
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
La Région Occitanie

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Portbou to Perpignan bus services, operated by La Région Occitanie, arrive at Perpignan Mercader station.

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Portbou to Perpignan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de 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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