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There are 14 ways to get from Reading to Barèges by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Lourdes Tgv

225€ - 410€

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Bus via Paris  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lourdes Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Montauban Sud > Toulouse > Saint-Gaudens > Lannemezan > Lourdes

60€ - 91€

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Train via Lille  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Massy Tgv Tgv
  4. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Lourdes Tgv

253€ - 386€

Bus  •  28h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  2. Take the bus from Irun to Tarbes

136€ - 201€

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 14m

  1. Drive from Reading to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Barèges

139€ - 265€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Reading to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Barèges

299€ - 378€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) STN - LDE
  3. Take the bus from Lourdes - Gare SNCF to Barèges

103€ - 6086€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Toulouse, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Toulouse (TLS) LGW - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes

88€ - 236€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Toulouse, train  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS) LHR - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes

112€ - 317€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lourdes

103€ - 267€

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Toulouse  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Toulouse (TLS) LTN - TLS
  4. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes

103€ - 308€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Toulouse, train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Toulouse (TLS) STN - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes

87€ - 223€

Train to London City, fly to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) LCY - LDE

342€ - 1056€

Train to Southampton, fly to Bergerac, bus, train  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bergerac (EGC) SOU - EGC
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Bergerac to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lourdes

158€ - 526€

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Barèges is to bus via Paris which costs £50 - £85 and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Barèges is to train and fly and bus which costs £90 - £5,500 and takes 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Barèges. However, there are services departing from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir and arriving at Barèges via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Lourdes - Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 9m.

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The distance between Reading and Barèges is 597 miles.

The best way to get from Reading to Barèges without a car is to train which takes 12h 20m and costs £190 - £370.

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It takes approximately 12h 20m to get from Reading to Barèges, including transfers.

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Reading to Barèges bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Barèges is to train which takes 12h 20m and costs £190 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Reading to Barèges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Barèges.
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  • Distance: 596.9 miles
  • Duration: 12h 20m

What companies run services between Reading, England and Barèges, France?

You can take a train from Reading to Barèges via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London, Gare de Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Massy Palaiseau, Massy Tgv, Lourdes, and Lourdes - Gare SNCF in around 12h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reading to Barèges via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Lourdes, and Lourdes - Gare SNCF in around 28h 9m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Toulouse via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from London Luton to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 1300€
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Milan Linate, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 1000€
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 300€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 1300€
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Milan Linate, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
220€ - 1200€
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 1000€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 170€
Flights from London Stansted to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 170€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from London City to Lourdes/Tarbes via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
250€ - 1000€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 800€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 30€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
11€ - 17€
Advanced Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
16€ - 30€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 23€
Advanced Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 45€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
65€ - 210€
Premier
160€ - 240€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
45€ - 130€
Premier
100€ - 150€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy Tgv to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130€ - 150€
1st Class
170€ - 260€
Train from Lille Europe to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
70€ - 95€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 95€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
50€ - 80€
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Single
30€ - 50€
Off-Peak Single
19€ - 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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Ouibus
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 Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 85€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Keolis Pyrenees
Phone
05 62 34 73 79
Email
keolis-pyrenees@keolis.com
Website
keolis-pyrenees.com
Bus from Lourdes - Gare SNCF to Barèges
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
keolis-pyrenees.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 29€
Reclining Seat
29€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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Barèges is 1h ahead of Reading. It is currently 9:58 PM in Reading and 10:58 PM in Barèges.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Barèges. Prices start at 41€ per night.

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