By Train

Directions by train

If you are coming by train from Europe, you may come via Paris (from centre Europe) or via Barcelona (from Eastern Europe).

There are two possibilities, the direct overnight train or TGV via Irun.

 

VIA PARIS-IRUN  (direct overnight train)   

There is an overnight train from Paris-Austerlitz to Vitora-Gasteiz.

Frequency:
Paris-Vitoria: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Vitoria-Paris: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Timetable:
Paris: 19:43 Vitoria: 4:05

Price:
Age < 26 or ISIC: 100 ; 111 euros
Age >26: 126 ; 158 euros

There are discounts of 30/35% for couples travelling (not needed to be married, you can be friends, relatives or whatever, but two people) and for reservations made more than 14 days before the journey date.
For reservations and special fares see: www.elipsos.com

    VIA PARIS-IRUN-VITORIA (via Irun)

PARIS-IRUN

Timetable:

Paris Irun  
7:15 12:49 TGV
10:10 15:40 TGV
15:50 21:25 TGV
23:11 7:32 Overnight

The fares are about 80 euros.

For reservations and special fares, see www.sncf.com There are discounts for advance bookings.

IRUN-VITORIA

IRUN VITORIA-GASTEIZ DAYS PRICE TRAIN’S NAME
6:40 8:45 Sunday no 9.80 REGIONAL EXPRES
8:15 10:07 Daily 18.60 ALVIA
8:45 10:39 Daily 16 ARCO
13:20 15:14 Daily 16 DIURNO
14:20 16:14 Daily 16 INTERCITY
15:17 17:21 Daily 9.80 REGIONAL EXPRES
19:37 21:42 Daily 9.80 REGIONAL EXPRES
22:00 00:14 Daily 16 SUREX

There are different kinds of trains and different prices, we recommend you to take the cheapest ones, because there is no difference in comfortableness or time.

More info: www.renfe.es

There are also buses from Irun to Vitoria which may be cheaper than the train. See: www.alsa.es

 

VIA BARCELONA

There is a daily train from Barcelona:

Barcelona-Sants                     Vitoria/Gasteiz

9:20                                         14:00

Is about 60 euros. For special fares and reservations, see www.renfe.es

FROM CENTRAL STATION OF VITORIA-GASTEIZ  TO EJC

At the Train Station, pass the subway throw south and turn right. Continue along: Paseo de la Universidad / Unibertsitateko Ibilbidea Turn right: Frai Francisco Vitoria Ibilbidea / Paseo de Fray Francisco de Vitoria. Then turn left: Lasarteko Atea / Portal de LasarteContinue along: Frai Francisco Vitoria Ibilbidea / Paseo de Fray Francisco de VitoriaAt the roundabout, Frai Francisco Vitoria Ibilbidea, take the 1st exit. Continue along: Lasarteko Atea / Portal de Lasarte WELLCOME!

Next map shows how to arrive from Train Station (point A) to EJC (point B).