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There are 6 ways to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Sants R2s / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes Ter

€83 - €159

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Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Les Roquetes to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulouse 721
  3. Take the bus from Toulouse to Lourdes

€29 - €81

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Train via Puigcerdà  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Sants R2s / ...
  2. Take the train from Sants to La Tor de Querol-Enveig R3
  3. Take the train from Latour De Carol Enveitg to Toulouse Matabiau Ter
  4. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes Ter

€62 - €121

Bus, train  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Toulouse N721
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes Ter / ...

€46 - €92

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes 411.1 km

€45 - €70

Fly, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Lourdes

€53 - €188

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lourdes is 800 130 000.

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The most affordable way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes is to bus, which costs €29 - €85 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Les Roquetes and arriving at Lourdes via Gran Via - Balmes, Barcelona and Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Vilanova I La Geltrú and arriving at Lourdes via Barcelona-Sants, Narbonne and Toulouse Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú and Lourdes is 254 km. The road distance is 411.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 8h 53m and costs €80 - €160.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes, including transfers.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes bus services, operated by Bus Garraf, depart from Les Roquetes station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Vilanova I La Geltrú station.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes is to train which takes 8h 53m and costs €80 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €85 and takes 12h 7m.

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  • Distance: 254.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain and Lourdes, France?

You can take a train from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes via Barcelona-Sants, Narbonne, and Toulouse Matabiau in around 8h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes via Barcelona, Gran Via - Balmes, Estació del Nord, Barcelona, and Toulouse in around 12h 7m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €120
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vilanova I La Geltrú to Sants
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Train from Sants to La Tor de Querol-Enveig
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Villanueva Y Geltru to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Latour De Carol Enveitg to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Hendaye to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Narbonne to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Barcelona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Toulouse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to San Sebastian Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes is 411 km. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Lourdes.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to San Sebastian Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Lourdes. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Vilanova i la Geltrú to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 24 min and costs €3 - €17.

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