Pau in detail

Flights & getting there


Aéroport Pau-Pyrénées The airport is around 11km northwest of town. There are currently four to six daily flights to Paris Orly (HOP!), three daily to Paris Charles de Gaulle (Air France), one to three daily to Lyon (HOP!), and nine per week to Marseille (Twin Jet).


Bus services are very limited, although there are at least a couple of daily services to Agen and Mont-de-Marsan, which depart from in front of the train station. Contact Cars Région Aquitaine for timetables.


Trains arrive at the Gare de Pau, just below the historic centre. There are four TGVs daily from Paris. In summer, SNCF buses run from Oloron-Ste-Marie into the Vallée d’Aspe.

Bayonne €19 to €27, 1¼ hours

Oloron-Ste-Marie €8, 35 to 52 minutes

Paris Montparnasse €78 to €123, 4½ hours via direct TGV

Toulouse €35, two to 2½ hours