How to get to Gare de Saint-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure Train Station

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Gare de Saint-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure station information & facilities

Distance from Gare de Saint-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to city center
Distance from Gare de Saint-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure to city center
0.3 miles (523 m)
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Travel to train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure from the city centre

Saint-Jean-de-Luz city is one of the oldest cities in France. Well known for being a fishing port, it has also become a booming resort and favorite getaway for beach lovers. It sits on a crescent-shaped bay along the sea and borders Biarritz town, which is also a famous beach resort. Located in the Bordeaux-Irun railway line, St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure is the central train station in this region. It is the transport hub that provides access to other means of road transport across the areas of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. It also provides railway links to and from Guéthary train station and Biarritz train station.

What is the best way to get to the train station from the city centre?

Moving from Saint-Jean-de-Luz city centre to the train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure is very easy because the station is approximately 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away, a distance that can be covered by walking. Travelers can also take a bus, use a taxi, or cycle to the train station. The easiest way to get to the train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure, especially with heavy luggage, is using a bus or taxi that takes around three minutes to the train station via Avenue de Verdun. Buses can be found at Mairie bus stop, which is along Boulevard Victor Hugo. Bus number 43 operates from the city centre to the train station. By walking, it will take around six minutes. Starting from Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Saint-Jean-de-Luz, then heading west on Rue Léon Gambetta, then turning left onto Rue Tourasse. Then moving right towards Place Ferdinand Foch and staying on the  Ferdinand Foch till reaching Rond-Point de Lattre de Tassigny (a roundabout), and finally going through the second exit onto Avenue de Verdun. The train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure will be on the right side. 

How far is it from the city centre to train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure?

The best route from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure is via Avenue de Verdun route, and the shortest is a bus that will take roughly three minutes. This route covers an estimated distance of about 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers). The St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure connects to other important train stations. Guéthary train station, which is in Guéthary town, is located on the eastern side of St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure and is about four miles (6.4 kilometers) away. It takes around 25 to 30 minutes to travel via train to the Guéthary train terminal. Hendaye train station in Hendaye town, which is on the western side of St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure, is slightly less than nine miles (14.5 kilometers) away, and it takes about 20 minutes to get there by train from St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure. Biarritz station, in Biarritz town, is about 18 minutes away with a distance of roughly nine miles (14.5 kilometers).

How accessible is the train station for those with limited mobility?

For travelers with heavy luggage, the fastest option would be to hire a taxi, which will take around three minutes to get to the train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure. For those who have rented cars or personal vehicles, there is ample parking space just next to the station. The train station has put in place some measures to assist those with limited mobility.  There is staff who help passengers to carry luggage. They also provide a ramp for getting on and off the train and for use where there are stairs, and elevators are available in the station. The train station St-Jean-de-Luz-Ciboure also provides trolleys for those with bags, and wheelchairs are available for anyone who needs them. The staff are amicable and usually make it their top priority to ensure that they cater to all the travel needs of all their passengers.

Local tips: the train station points of interest

The warm crescent beach is a must-see for anyone visiting Saint-Jean-de-Luz. The 'big beach' as the locals call it is undoubtedly the main attraction in the city. At the beach, one can take a walk along the shore as they take in the lovely view of the ancient Basque houses. For shopping lovers, the market, Les Halles, is an excellent place to explore. The market is open throughout the year and every day of the week. It is famed to sell the best cheese in France. There is also a large variety of local products such as horse meat and many kinds of baked food. Further away in the more serene small town Cibourie, towards the end of the bay, stands the Fortress of Socoa. This building is one of the oldest in the city. Built by Louis XIII in the 17th century, it has been rebuilt many times due to several Spanish invasions in the past. Travelers can walk around it to get a glimpse of how life was during the wars and also a breathtaking view of the bay and Basque coast. 

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