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Passport / Visa

Passport / Visa

France can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.
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Airport

Airport

The airport in Biarritz is located only a few miles from the city, and it also serves nearby Anglet and Bayonne. Several buses get you in to the city as well as the train. Train: From the Airport, you can get to Biarritz-La Négresse train station by using Chronoplus line C. The journey takes about 10 minutes. Bus: To travel to Biarritz, Anglet and Bayonne, you can use the Chronoplus urban transport network, the local bus service. Bus Line nr 14 runs between the Airport and Biarritz centre. It operates Monday to Sunday. For more information, please check the following website: www.chronoplus.eu Regional Bus Service: The ATCRB runs a regular bus route starting from the airport, to Hendaye, stopping at Biarritz-La Négresse train station and then in the towns of Bidart, Guéthary, St-Jean-de-Luz and finally Hendaye. For more information, please check the website: www.transports64.fr There are also several car rentals such as Avis, Hertz, Europcar at the airport. Taxis are available outside the terminal building. You can also arrange a taxi pick up in advance.
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Public Transport

Public Transport

The STAB operates Biarritz’s local transport system. Tickets are valid for one hour. The Chronoplus bus network operates in Biarritz Anglet and Bayonne. Tickets for one journey can be bought on the bus. There are also traveller’s passes: 10-journey ticket, a seven-day pass or a 24-hour pass. These can be bought at tobacco stores. There is also the Spanish bus company PESA that runs two times a day to Bilbao and San Sebastian in Spain. This bus departs just outside Biarritz Tourist Office.
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