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 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Biarritz has to offer.

When to visit Biarritz

Biarritz in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 148
1 night at 3-star hotel
Biarritz in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 148
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 2 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Biarritz from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 9h 50m.

Train

SNCF is the only carrier operating train routes to Biarritz. The train journey from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2h 04m and costs around C$ 47 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Paris, expect to pay about C$ 81 for a 3h 56m trip. The train station in Biarritz is called Biarritz, and is located 1.7 miles from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Biarritz is to pick up a car rental from Toulouse, which is about 150 miles from Biarritz. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and Hertz, among others, in Toulouse.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Biarritz, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and Bus. From Bilbao, the bus ride to Biarritz takes 130 miles and will cost you around C$ 18. From Bordeaux, the ticket costs about C$ 17 for a journey of 175 miles. The most popular bus station is Biarritz Gare Routière, located 0.5 miles from downtown Biarritz. Biarritz Halle Iraty is also a commonly used station, and is 1.6 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Biarritz, you’ll arrive at Biarritz Parme (BIQ), which is located 2 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Biarritz from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 9h 50m.

Train

SNCF is the only carrier operating train routes to Biarritz. The train journey from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2h 04m and costs around C$ 47 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Paris, expect to pay about C$ 81 for a 3h 56m trip. The train station in Biarritz is called Biarritz, and is located 1.7 miles from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Biarritz is to pick up a car rental from Toulouse, which is about 150 miles from Biarritz. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and Hertz, among others, in Toulouse.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Biarritz, including FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and Bus. From Bilbao, the bus ride to Biarritz takes 130 miles and will cost you around C$ 18. From Bordeaux, the ticket costs about C$ 17 for a journey of 175 miles. The most popular bus station is Biarritz Gare Routière, located 0.5 miles from downtown Biarritz. Biarritz Halle Iraty is also a commonly used station, and is 1.6 miles from the city centre.

Airlines serving Biarritz

Lufthansa
Good (4,668 reviews)
KLM
Good (838 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,448 reviews)
Air France
Good (977 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (785 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,387 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,329 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (242 reviews)
GOL
Good (705 reviews)
Vietnam Airlines
Good (137 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (176 reviews)
TAROM
Good (42 reviews)
Luxair
Excellent (41 reviews)
Volotea
Good (374 reviews)
WestJet
Good (2,045 reviews)
Air Mauritius
Good (17 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (23 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 C$ 225 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 602 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Biarritz

Most booked hotels in Biarritz

Mercure Biarritz Centre Plaza
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 291+
Hotel le Windsor Grande Plage Biarritz
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 206+
Mercure Président Biarritz Plage
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 266+
Ibis Bayonne Centre
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 113+
Grand Tonic Hotel & Spa Nuxe
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 199+
Ibis Budget Bayonne
2 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 131+

Renting a car in Biarritz

Renting a car in Biarritz costs C$ 58 per day, on average, or C$ 403 if you want to rent it for 7 days.

Expect to pay C$ 2.73 per litre in Biarritz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 32.72 and C$ 43.62. Compact (Citroen C4 Cactus or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Biarritz, while also 64% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Biarritz costs C$ 58 per day, on average, or C$ 403 if you want to rent it for 7 days.

Expect to pay C$ 2.73 per litre in Biarritz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 32.72 and C$ 43.62. Compact (Citroen C4 Cactus or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Biarritz, while also 64% cheaper than other types, on average.