Arriving in Bidart, Bi-Izarrak

1. First of all, you should reach one of these 5 "entry points":

From France to Biarritz / Guethary by train

  • Paris :
    • Paris Montparnasse -> Biarritz up to 5 direct TGV train & up to 2 direct idTGV (low-cost ticketing of the exact same trains)
    • Paris  Austerlitz -> Biarritz : Intercity night train (on week-end & more during French holidays)
    • booking opens 90 days before travel date
  • Bordeaux : line 61 Bordeaux - Pessac - Facture - Dax - Bayonne - Biarritz- St Jean-de-Luz - Hendaye (no reservation on regional trains)
  • Tours, Poitiers, Nantes, Quimper, Limoges : to Biarritz or Guethary via Bordeaux
  • Toulouse, direct intercity trains to Biarritz (2 to 3 / day)
From France to Biarritz by plane
  • all year round
    • Paris
      • 1 or 2 daily direct flights from Paris CDG (Easyjet),
      • 6 daily direct flights from Paris Orly Ouest (Air France)
    • Lyon : 2 to 3 daily direct direct flights (Hop!) & Easyjet in July & August
    • all other French cities : at least 2 daily connection via Lyon (check map) with Hop!, and some more via Paris Orly with Air France
  • seasonnal :
    • Lille : 2 direct flights weekly (Hop!)
    • Strasbourg : 2 direct flights weekly (Volotea)
    • Marseille : 2 to 3 direct flights weekly (Air France)
    • Nice : 1 direct flight weekly (Hop!)

From Portugal & Spain :

  • From Portugal, daily night train "Sud Expresso" Lisboa / Porto <-> Hendaye,
  • From Spain, reach Irun by bus, Hendaye by train or San Sebastian airport by plane from Barcelona (Vueling) or Madrid (Iberia)

From Europe to Biarritz by plane :

  • Seasonnal direct European flights to Biarritz, 2 to 3 weekly from
  • connections :
    • few European destinations with Hop! via Lyon, see map of destinations
    • few European destinations with Air France via Paris Orly Ouest (London City, Milan Linate, Roma Fiumicino, Istanbul)

From Europe and worldwide to Donostia / San Sebastian airport :

From Europe and worldwide, less convenient, via Paris CDG or Bordeaux :

  • Fly to Bordeaux (BOD), then :
    • Reach a train station
      • bus 48 takes you in 20 min to Pessac train station (1,4 €),
        • leaving the aiport, call asap +33 (0) 5 57 57 89 99 for the next bus to Pessac to come & pick you at the airport.
        • reaching the airport, when boarding the bus in Pessac, simply ask the driver to stop at the airport
      • easier, take a taxi to Pessac train station (15 min, 20€ approx.)
      • slow & less convenient : jet'bus (7€) takes you to Bordeaux St Jean, the main but distant train station, in 45 to 60 min.
    • Catch a train
      • in Pessac (or Bordeaux St Jean) : regional train to Guethary (2h, up to 5 direct trains daily)
      • same length but more expensive : in Bordeaux St Jean take a TGV to Biarritz (up to 5 direct trains daily)
  • Fly to Paris CDG to arrive from many destinations in Europe & wolrdwide, then either :

2. Then, you can reach Guethary / Bidart

From Irun bus & train stations

  • take Euskotren to Hendaye train station (trains departs from Irun Colon at min 18 & 48 of every hour, the ride takes 4 min)
  • see from Hendaye below

From San Sebastian airport

  • take a taxi
    • to Irun Ficobia - Euskotren station & puente peatonal (7 min - 10 € approx.)
      • walk straight accross the pedestrian bridge to reach Hendaye train station (500m straight walk, map)

    • straight to the entrance of Hendaye train station (20€, more expensive as it becomes an "international transfer")
  • see from Hendaye below

From Hendaye train station :

  • 2 options
    • quick : regional train to Guethary (18 min, up to 13 trains / day)
    • slow : ATCRB bus, direction Bayonne, 2€ (pay at driver), exit at Bidart Plage (stop on request, press the button!), 45 min, up to 15 buses / day

From Biarritz airport

  • take ATCRB bus, direction Hendaye,
    • ask for a ticket to Bidart and pay at driver (2€)
    • exit at Bidart Plage (15 min, stop on request, press the button!)
  • take a taxi (15 min, 25€)

From Biarritz TGV & Intercity train station

  • take Chronoplus line A1, direction Bidart UHABIA
    • be careful, line A1 departs in opposite directions from the exact same stop, check the direction (Bidart UHABIA) with the driver
    • pay ticket at driver (1€) and exit at last stop of the line (less than 15min)
  • take a taxi (10 min, 20€)

3. Eventually, from Guethary train station, Chronoplus line A1 "Bidart Uhabia" teminus or ATCRB line "Bidart plage" stop:

  • walk 15 to 25 minutes (1, 5 to 2,5 km) to reach the training centre: we advise you to print or upload this google map.
  • address is : Bi-Izarrak, chemin Ithurbidea, Bidart
  • no standing taxis, if you need a taxi from Guethary or Bidart call : Taxi Esther +33 6 07 23 73 23 or Taxi Maïté +33 6 85 66 62 17