Getting there and pubic transport

GETTING THERE

BY CAR

From Bordeaux: motorway A65 to Pau, then A64 motorway to Tarbes and then Lourdes and then direct (A) road to Argelès-Gazost.

From Toulouse: A64 motorway to Tarbes, then Lourdes then direct (A) road to Argelès-Gazost.

Beware!
In winter, some mountain passes including the Col du Tourmalet are closed to traffic.
More info: Traffic Info and Snow reports 

CAR SHARING

Car sharing is a friendly, economical and environmentally friendly way to travel!

Why not try it! Many Internet sites allow you to upload or check available carshare routes.

BY TRAIN

Lourdes SNCF train station, then transfer by bus or taxi.

AIRPORTS
1 international airport 24 km away
• Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées (TLP) airport is located in Juillan, 24 km from Argelès-Gazost.
• The TLP airport is served by regular flights from Paris-Orly, Brussels, London Stansted, Milan Bergamo, Rome, Dublin and Krakow.

7 international airports within a radius of 250 km
• Pau Pyrenees, Toulouse, Biarritz-Anglet, Carcassonne, Bordeaux, Bilbao, Barcelona

TRANSPORT

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Two bus networks serve the Hautes-Pyrénées department:
• The local “Ma Ligne” network (single fare: € 2 per passenger): View all routes 
• The regional “TER SNCF “network (fare varies according to distance): View all routes
> View map of the local bus routes 

Getting around by bus in the Gavarnie Valleys:
Argelès-Gazost | Pierrefitte-Nestalas | Luz Saint-Sauveur | Barèges
• TER SNCF : regular route Lourdes-Pierrefitte-Luz-Barèges. Runs all year round.
• "Ma Ligne des Gaves" : regular route between Tarbes-Lourdes-Pierrefitte-Luz. Runs all year round.

Cauterets
• TER SNCF: regular Lourdes-Pierrefitte-Cauterets. Runs all year round.

Gavarnie | Gèdre
• "Ma Ligne" : seasonal route between Tarbes-Lourdes-Luz-Gavarnie. 
Runs from June to September and December to March.
> Download Maligne des Gaves - Tarbes Gavarnie (winter)
> Download Maligne des Gaves - Tarbes Gavarnie (summer)

Val d'Azun | Arrens-Marsous
• Ma Ligne : On-demand route Val d'Azun - Argelès-Gazost - Lourdes.

Runs all year round (reservation only) on 0800 65 65 00 (free number).


SKI RESORT SHUTTLE BUSES
Airport shuttles are available during the respective ski resorts’ opening dates.
> Shuttles between Tarbes-Lourdes airport and local ski resorts. 
> Shuttles between Pau Pyrénées airport and local ski resorts (Grand Tourmalet, Cauterets, Luz Saint-Sauveur) 

Barèges - Grand Tourmalet
- Barèges to Tournaboup car park (ski area). Runs daily. Free of charge.
- Tournaboup car park (ski area) to Lienz. Runs daily. 1€ / pers. / way.

Gavarnie-Gèdre local shuttles
Luz Saint-Sauveur - Pragnères - Gèdre – Gavarnie - ski area.Runs daily during school holidays, also weekends outside school holidays. Free of charge (with a valid lift pass).

Cauterets - Pont d'Espagne local shuttle
Cauterets to Pont d'Espagne. Informations : 05 62 92 53 68.

Luz Ardiden local shuttle
Luz Saint-Sauveur - Saint-Sauveur - Sazos - Grust - ski area.
Runs daily. Free of charge.


TAXIS

Argelès-Gazost | Val d'Azun
Argelès Taxi : +33 (0)6 84 18 71 61
Taxi du Lavedan : +33 (0)5 62 97 00 11

Pierrefitte-Nestalas
Taxi Les Cimes : +33 (0)6 07 60 99 73 / +33 (0)5 62 92 20 20   

Barèges | Luz Saint-Sauveur 
Taxi Lavantès : +33 (0)6 33 63 71 20     
Taxi Caussieu : +33 (0)6 80 14 42 02 / +33 (0)5 62 92 97 56   

Gavarnie-Gèdre
Taxi Bruzaud : +33 (0)6 08 00 44 61 / +33 (0)5 62 92 47 30 

Cauterets
Taxi Houssat : +33 (0)6 12 91 83 19 

Lourdes
Alliance Taxi Lourdes : +33 (0)5 62 46 14 61 
Taxis Services Lourdes : +33 (0)5 62 42 08 08


TOURIST VEHICLE RENTAL AGENCIES

ARGELÈS-GAZOST
Carrefour Location | Route du Stade +33 (0)5 62 97 21 89

LOURDES
Avis | 33 av. de la gare +33 (0)5 62 42 12 97
Carrefour Location | 11 r Lucien Pourxet +33 (0)5 62 42 76 30
Centre E. Leclerc | av. François Abadie +33 (0)5 62 42 77 84
Europcar | 33 av. de la gare +33 (0)5 62 56 33 83
Rent a Car | 12 rue Maransin Maison Pelerin +33 (0)5 62 45 32 95
Renault Rent | Rond-point route de Bagnères +33 (0)5 62 42 74 74


MOUTAIN AND ROAD BIKE RENTAL

CYCL’IN PYRENEES (road bikes, MTB, electric bikes) 05 62 97 55 78 - Argelès-Gazost More info
L’ETAPE DES PYRENEES (road bikes, MTB, elec. bikes) 05 62 92 29 31 - Argelès-Gazost More info
LOCAVELO (MTB & Hybrid/all terrain - adult and kids) 05 62 92 75 32 – Pierrefitte-Nestalas More info
SIX DEUX VÉLO (road bike and MTB, classic and electric) 06 43 51 72 17 - Argelès-Gazost More info
MONT'A VELO (hire and tours with MTB, classical or electric) 06 32 22 57 37 - Argelès-Gazost More info
LUZ BIKES PYRENEES (hire and tours - road bike or MTB, classical or elec. and fatbikes) 07 67 99 72 10 - Luz St-Sauveur More info
ARDIDEN VÉLOS (Road bike, MTB & enduro) 06 09 55 31 02 - Luz St-Sauveur
TOURMALET BIKES (road bike and MTB) 06 28 52 41 47 - Luz St-Sauveur
GRAN TOURMALET BIKE TOURS / OLIVIER JEAN (vélo, VTT) 06 80 07 15 69 - Luz St-Sauveur
VÉLO EXPRESS, ATELIER MOBILE (repair at home and on site) 06 49 30 16 14 - Esquièze-Sère, near de Luz St-Sauveur


SERVICE/PETROL STATIONS

ARGELÈS-GAZOST
Carrefour Market | Route du stade
Relais d'Azun | 27 av. des Pyrénées
Station Service Elan | 32 av. Charles de Gaulle

BARÈGES
Point Service | 4 place Urbain Cazaux

CAUTERETS
Carrefour Montagne | 39 route de Pierrefitte

VALLÉE DE LUZ SAINT-SAUVEUR
Station Service Elan | Esquièze-Sère 21 av. de Barèges
EURL Yves Crépel | Saligos lieu dit Larise