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

Train, fly  •  3 h 54 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 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus MonBus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
  2. Take the bus from Pamplona to Barcelona 9315-9722 / ...

$49 - $74

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Pamplona Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Pamplona to Zaragoza Delicias R / ...
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$73 - $113

Train  •  8 h 21 min

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

$85 - $112

Train via Zaragoza Delicias  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Irun to Zaragoza Delicias A / ...
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...

$90 - $142

Bus via Zaragoza  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bayona to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona

$65 - $102

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 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 54 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 8 h 45 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 56 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 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 Bayona station.

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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 54 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 8 h 45 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 - $18
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $24
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
Train from Irun to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Saint-Jean-de-Luz to Pamplona Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 S.Juan De Luz to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bayona to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pamplona to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
monbus.es

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