How to get Pamplona

FROM MADRID

By plane

Flights to Pamplona depart from Terminal 4 of the Barajas Airport. There are approximately six flights each day with Air Nostrum (Iberia) from Madrid to Pamplona. Prices vary depending on the day and time, but the cost can run between 85 and 250 euros. The flight lasts 45 minutes and is very comfortable, but can be expensive.

By train

Trains to Pamplona depart from Puerta de Atocha train station in Madrid. There are approximately three trains each day with a price of approximately 57 euros one way. The duration of the trip is about three and a half hours.

The taxi ride from Barajas Airport to Puerta de Atocha train station is approximately 30 minutes and costs about 25 euros. You can also get there via the metro which is cheaper but less convenient. The subway costs approximately one euro and you will find two possible routes: The fastest route is to take line 8 at the airport and then transfer at the  “Nuevos Ministerios” subway station, catching line 10, and then upon reaching the “Tribunal” station,  you must transfer to line 1and then get off when you reach “Atocha Renfe”. The other possibility is to take line 8 at the airport, transfer to line 4 when you reach “Mar de Cristal” station, and then when you reach the “Diego de León” station you must transfer to line 6 ” and when you reach the “Pacific”station you must transfer to line 1, until you reach “Atocha Renfe”

Useful Links

Train station: www.renfe.es (Telephone No.: 902 320 320)

By bus

The Alsa bus company offers the route from the  Madrid Airport, Terminal 4 to Pamplona. The tickets are priced at approximately 28 euros. The journey lasts about five hours. Passengers must deboard in Soria and change to another bus to complete the trip to Pamplona. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

There are other bus companies that leave the Madrid bus station. There are about 200 buses that depart every 10 or 20 minutes from the airport with a route to the Madrid bus station on Avenida América (Madrid). The journey costs one euro and Avenida America is the last stop. A taxi from Barajas to Avenida de América can cost around 25-30 euros.

Useful Links:

Bus Company (https://www.alsa.es/)

Information about the transport system (http://www.emtmadrid.es/)

Underground (http://www.crtm.es/)

FROM BARCELONA

By plain

Flights to Pamplona depart from the Barcelona Airport, El Prat. There are three flights every day with Air Nostrum (Iberia) going from Barcelona to Pamplona. Prices vary depending on the day and time, but the cost is generally between 100 and 250 euros. The duration of the flight is only one hour and is a comfortable trip, but can be expensive

By train

From Barcelona train station (Estación de Sants) there are approximately three trains per day to Pamplona. The journey takes about 4 hours. The tourist class usually has a cost of 54.40 euros whereas the first class can be as high as 72.10 euros (only one way)

There is the possibility of taking a train from Barcelona Airport to Sants train station. It leaves about every 30 minutes and it costs two euros. In the case that these trains are not running on a certain day,, it would be possible to take a bus from the Airport to the Sants train Station.

Useful Links:

Train station (http://www.renfe.com/)

Underground (https://www.tmb.cat/ca/home)

By bus

There are two bus stations in Barcelona: Barcelona Nord and Estació Sants (Sants bus station is located at the Sants train station (outdoors of the train station). The bus company that runs the Barcelona-Pamplona route is Vibasa Buses. The trip is 6 hours and costs € 26. Buses to Pamplona leave 3 times a day.

Getting to Barcelona Nord: from the city you can take the underground/subway called the “metro”, Line 1, stopping at Arc de Triumph or go by public bus # 54

Useful Links:

Bus Company (http://www.monbus.es/es

Bus station Barcelona Nord (https://www.barcelonanord.cat/inici/)

FROM BILBAO

From Bilbao Loiu Airport to the “Termibus” bus station you can go by taxi or by bus.

The taxi journey to the station “Termibus” costs € 25-30.

To go by bus there is a service provided by the company Bizkaibus (line A3247) that has a cost of € 1.45 and tickets are purchased on board the bus. Buses leave from the airport between 6:15 am and 11:15 pm, every 30 minutes.

The buses from the Bilbao bus station (Termibus station) to Pamplona leave with a frequency of approximately every 3 hours from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm. The cost is € 15.

Useful Links

Station “Termibus”( http://www.termibus.es/)

Bus company Bilbao-Pamplona (http://www.autobuseslaunion.com/es/)

FROM THE PAMPLONA

From the Pamplona airport to the city

The only way to get to the city is by taxi. Taxis are waiting outside the airport at the main entrance and the cost is approximately € 15; the journey takes approximately 10-12 minutes. If there are no taxis upon arrival, the phone number is 948232300.

From the Pamplona  train station to the city

You can take the public bus or go by taxi.

Taxis are waiting outside the main entrance. The cost of the journey is approximately € 10-15 andthe duration of the journey is approximately 5-10 minutes

The bus stop is in front of the train station and you take the line # 9 which takes you to the city with a final stop at Merindades Square at a cost of € 1.35. Below you can see the various bus stops from the train station to the Merindades Square.

From the Pamplona bus station to the city

The bus station is located near the center of the city so you can walk or take a taxi (they are waiting on the basement floor of the station)

If you come to Pamplona by car

Please remember that in Pamplona most of the parking areas are subject to charges. So here is a map of the nearest parking to the University that you can access for free (Timetable from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.).

ADDRESSES OF INTERES

Airport

C/ Aeropuerto de Pamplona, 1 (31110) Noáin.

Telephone: 948 168 700

Aena

Train station

C/ de la estación, S/N. 31012

Telephone: 948 130 466

Renfe

Bus station

C/ Yanguas y Miranda. 31003

Estación de Autobuses de Pamplona

Taxi

948 232 300 / 948 351 335 / 948 221 212 / 948 351 302 / Taxi Pamplona