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Changing trains at Irun

Bath, United Kingdom
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Changing trains at Irun

Hi, I am travelling from Bordeaux to Valladolid at the end of the year. The train lines all want me to have a 3 hour layover in Irun but there is a train leaving Irun for Valladolid 21 minutes after my SNCF train arrives from France. Given that the majority of SNCF trains run on time would it be feasible to try and catch the earlier connection? Is Irun station difficult to navigate so needing more time?

I have already established that my SNCF train definitely arrives in Irun not Hendaye so I don't have to change stations.

Any advice would be gratefully received.

Many thanks

Ermita de San Marcial
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Ayuntamiento de Irun
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Biarritz, France
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for Biarritz, San Sebastian - Donostia, Basque Country
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1. Re: Changing trains at Irun

The trains often run quite slowly between Hendaye and Irun so perhaps so arrival time in Irun is subject to change. If you do arrive on time then 21 minutes is enough time to navigate the station.

Bath, United Kingdom
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2. Re: Changing trains at Irun

Thanks so much for this. It helps to clarify the mind

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