What is the best way to get to Pamplona, Spain?

For most travelers, the best way to arrive in Pamplona is by plane. However, as Pamplona is not a large city, it does not house a large airport, making flying an often complicated and expensive adventure during the San Fermin Festival.

RunningoftheBulls.con proudly offers a private transfer service from anywhere in Spain to Pamplona. This is a quick, convenient way to reach Pamplona well rested and ready for maximum enjoyment! Upon your arrival to Spain, one of our private drivers will be waiting with your name to take you to your hotel without having to stand in line.

Whether you prefer to arrive via plane, train or bus, we have provided information here to help you organize your trip.

By Plane:

Pamplona/Noain Airport

Address: Ctra. Pamplona – Zaragoza, km. 5

Online reservations: Rumbo or Iberia

The Pamplona airport is 6 km from downtown, in the village of Noain. Currently, the best way to get to the main part of town is by taxi or by using our private service transfer.

Besides Noain, the nearest airports where you could arrive are: Vitoria (101 km), Biarritz (128 km), Bilbao (170 km), Zaragoza (172 km), Madrid (407 km) and Barcelona (437 km).

From these cities you can easily take train or bus services that are cost effective to Pamplona.

By Train:

Train Station of Pamplona

Address: Plaza de la Estación 1, Pamplona

Information and Tickets: +34 902-320320

Online reservations: Renfe

The Pamplona train station is in the neighborhood of San Jorge. The city rail system works very well, thanks to Alvia’s new and fast trains.

Once you arrive at the Pamplona train station there are three options to get to the old town: by taxi, by bus (Line 9), or using our private transfer service.

By Bus:

Pamplona Bus Station

Address: C/Yanguas y Miranda Nº2

This new bus station is located in the center of the city where several companies operate daily connections between Pamplona and Bilbao, Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastian, Vitoria, Zaragoza and Biarritz.

Once at the bus station, you can walk to your hotel if it is located in the city center or take a bus if it is not.

Bus tickets are available for purchase at:

  • La BurundesaTickets from Bilbao or Vitoria to Pamplona
  • CondaTickets from San Sebastián, Madrid, Zaragoza or Biarritz to Pamplona
  • VibasaTickets from Barcelona to Pamplona

Getting Around Pamplona:

Pamplona is a city where you can easily see all the sights on foot. If your hotel is situated in the old town, you will not need you to take any transportation to get around the city. If your accommodations are located outside the city center, it is best is that you travel to the city by taxi (+34 948232300 or +34 948 221212) or urban bus.