Biarritz travel guide

Biarritz Tourism | Biarritz Guide

You're Going to Love Biarritz

With a population of 33.188, Biarritz is a must-see destination in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Biarritz has to offer.

When to visit Biarritz

Biarritz in February
Estimated hotel price
€102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Biarritz in February
Estimated hotel price
€102
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Biarritz in July, when the average temperature is 19 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 3 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 160 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Biarritz, with an average rainfall of 60 mm.

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How to Get to Biarritz

Plane

When flying to Biarritz, you’ll arrive at Biarritz Parme (BIQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Biarritz from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 6h 25m.

Train

SNCF is the only carrier operating train routes to Biarritz. The train journey from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2h 08m and costs around €21 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Toulouse, expect to pay about €31 for a 3h 58m trip. The train station in Biarritz is called Biarritz, and is located 2.8 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Biarritz is to pick up a car hire from Bordeaux, which is about 170 km from Biarritz. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Bordeaux.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Biarritz, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and ALSA. From San Sebastian, the bus ride to Biarritz takes 105 km and will cost you around €6. From Bilbao, the ticket costs about €10 for a journey of 193 km. The most popular bus station is Biarritz Gare Routière, located 0.8 km from the city centre of Biarritz. Biarritz Halle Iraty is also a commonly used station, and is 2.5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Biarritz, you’ll arrive at Biarritz Parme (BIQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Biarritz from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 6h 25m.

Train

SNCF is the only carrier operating train routes to Biarritz. The train journey from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2h 08m and costs around €21 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Toulouse, expect to pay about €31 for a 3h 58m trip. The train station in Biarritz is called Biarritz, and is located 2.8 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Biarritz is to pick up a car hire from Bordeaux, which is about 170 km from Biarritz. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Bordeaux.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Biarritz, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and ALSA. From San Sebastian, the bus ride to Biarritz takes 105 km and will cost you around €6. From Bilbao, the ticket costs about €10 for a journey of 193 km. The most popular bus station is Biarritz Gare Routière, located 0.8 km from the city centre of Biarritz. Biarritz Halle Iraty is also a commonly used station, and is 2.5 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Biarritz

Lufthansa
Good (4,555 reviews)
KLM
Good (842 reviews)
SWISS
Good (909 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,574 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (821 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,427 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (234 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,441 reviews)
GOL
Good (681 reviews)
Vietnam Airlines
Good (123 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (152 reviews)
TAROM
Good (38 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (39 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,873 reviews)
Volotea
Good (364 reviews)
Air Mauritius
Good (18 reviews)
TWIN JET
Excellent (1 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (20 reviews)
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Where to stay in Biarritz

From 5-star hotels such as the Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa to great affordable options like the Hôtel Au Bon Coin, Biarritz offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around €125 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €341 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Biarritz

Most booked hotels in Biarritz

Hôtel Mercure Biarritz Centre Plaza
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
€152+
Novotel Resort & Spa Biarritz Anglet
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
€116+
Best Western Kemaris
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
€99+
Kyriad Anglet - Biarritz
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€71+
Mercure Président Biarritz Plage
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€129+
Grand Tonic Hotel & Spa Nuxe
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
€132+

Hiring a car in Biarritz

Hiring a car in Biarritz costs €54 per day, on average, or €161 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 7% more expensive than at Biarritz Parme.

Expect to pay €1.87 per litre in Biarritz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €22.33 and €29.77. The most frequently booked car type in Biarritz is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Audi A1 Sportback or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Biarritz costs €54 per day, on average, or €161 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 7% more expensive than at Biarritz Parme.

Expect to pay €1.87 per litre in Biarritz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €22.33 and €29.77. The most frequently booked car type in Biarritz is Compact (Class Compact SUV or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Audi A1 Sportback or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.