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.

When to visit Biarritz

Biarritz in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Biarritz in November
Estimated hotel price
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


When flying to Biarritz, you’ll arrive at Biarritz Parme (BIQ), which is located 2 miles from the city centre.


SNCF is the only carrier operating train routes to Biarritz. The train journey from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 1h 55m and costs around $56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Toulouse, expect to pay about $74 for a 4h 00m trip. The train station in Biarritz is called Biarritz, and is located 1.7 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to Biarritz is to pick up a car hire from Bordeaux, which is about 105 miles from Biarritz. You’ll find branches of TravelCar and Rentscape, among others, in Bordeaux.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Biarritz, including BlaBlaBus, FlixBus and ALSA. From Pau, the bus ride to Biarritz takes 100 miles and will cost you around $12. From Bilbao, the ticket costs about $18 for a journey of 140 miles. The most popular bus station is Biarritz Gare Routière, located 0.5 miles from the city centre of Biarritz. Biarritz Halle Iraty is also a commonly used station, and is 1.6 miles from the city centre.

Airlines serving Biarritz

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Air France
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Transavia France
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Vietnam Airlines
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Air Mauritius
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Edelweiss Air
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Where to stay in Biarritz

From 5-star hotels such as the Hôtel du Palais Biarritz, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt to great affordable options like the Hôtel Au Bon Coin, Biarritz offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $237 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $562 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Biarritz

Most booked hotels in Biarritz

Hôtel Le Bayonne
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Best Western Kemaris
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Mercure Président Biarritz Plage
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Mercure Biarritz Centre Plaza
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Temporesidence Cathedrale
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Ibis Budget Bayonne
Good (7.7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Biarritz

Expect to pay $3.26 per litre in Biarritz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $39.12 and $52.16.