Travelling across Spain to Portugal

  • 11 May 2023
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Hi i’m trying to plan a trip from Biarritz across Spain and into Portugal. it appears that this is difficult as all the trips i put into the eurail app come up with nothing. Is it possible to do or do you just have to go via the major cities?


Best answer by thibcabe 11 May 2023, 21:51

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Do not use Rail Planner for planning, it is quite unreliable. Instead use

To cross the border take the Euskotren between Hendaye and San Sebastian : it is not included in the pass but it only costs 3-4€, buy at the train station. Trains run every 30 min. This route might not show on all planners.

Then within Spain you'll need seat reservations for a lot of trains but you'll be able to make them at San Sebastian train station. Here are the known options to make them :

Also use for planning, very useful. To enter Portugal either via Vigo or Badajoz (no fast links)