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There are 7 ways to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to San Sebastian, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to Hendaye
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN) EAS - BCN

$52 - $265

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Bilbao, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Hendaia to Amara-Donostia
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
  4. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Barcelona (BCN) BIO - BCN

$48 - $160

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  2. Take the train from Pamplona to Zaragoza Delicias R / ...
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$86 - $131

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Irun to Barcelona Sants A / ...

$85 - $111

Bus MonBus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Barcelona

$49 - $73

Bus HIFE S.A.  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to La Pineda - Platja
  3. Take the bus from La Pineda - Pau Casals 104 to Barcelona - Gran Via 618

$64 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona 370.7 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from S.Juan De Luz and arriving at Barcelona via Pamplona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Hendaia and Irun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Barcelona is 386 km. The road distance is 593.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from S.Juan De Luz station.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Irun station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona is to train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 241.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France and Barcelona, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona via Pamplona in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bilbao to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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 St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $17
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $24
Euskotren
Website
euskotren.eus
Train from Hendaia to Amara-Donostia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
euskotren.eus
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
Lurraldebus
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 S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
monbus.es
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Pamplona to La Pineda - Platja
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hife.es
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movelia.es
Empresa Plana
Phone
+34 (0) 977 553 680
Website
empresaplana.cat
Bus from La Pineda - Pau Casals 104 to Barcelona - Gran Via 618
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
empresaplana.cat

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The quickest flight from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona is 593 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from San Sebastian Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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