Getting there and public transports

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 informations : 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

TRANSPORTS

PUBLIC TRANSPORTS
Two bus networks serve the Hautes-Pyrénées department :

- The local bus line “Ma Ligne” : view all lines
- The Keolis bus line : view all lines

Getting around by bus in the Gavarnie Valleys :
Argelès-Gazost | Pierrefitte-Nestalas | Luz-Saint-Sauveur | Barèges | Cauterets | Gavarnie
- 965 line : Hours from 1rst september 2019-Line 941 become 965

Val d'Azun | Arrens-Marsous
- Ma Ligne : On-demand route Val d'Azun - Argelès-Gazost - Lourdes.
- Runs all year round (reservation only) on +33 (0)800 65 65 00 (free number).


SKI RESORT SHUTTLE BUSES
On departure from airports

- Shuttles on departure from Tarbes-Lourdes airport : www.tlp.aeroport.fr
- Shuttles on departure from Pau Pyrénées airport : www.altibus.com
- Consult all shuttle schedules from airports.

On departure from train stations
- Shuttles from Lourdes and Tarbes train stations : check the timetable.

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.
- Check the timetable.

Gavarnie-Gèdre
- 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).
- Check the timetable.

Cauterets - Pont d'Espagne
- Cauterets to Pont d'Espagne. Sale of transport tickets at the bus station of Cauterets.
- Check the timetable.

Luz Ardiden
- Luz-Saint-Sauveur - Saint-Sauveur - Sazos - Grust - ski area. Runs daily. Free of charge.
- Check the timetable  - Check the timetable of february holiday


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