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Carcassonne to St Jean Pied Du Port

vanjohn

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Hi all,
can anybody shed some information on travel from Carcassonne to SJPDP on 6th August. This is now looking like my revised departure date as I want to be completed by mid September.
Ryanair fly from Cork to Carcassonne, Cork is more convenient to me than Shannon but I am afraid that I may find it difficult and expensive to travel to SJPDP from Carcassonne. All help would be welcome.

Regards
John
 
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sillydoll

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
This is along the Chemin du Piemont Pyrneen route that actually starts at Narbonne on the Mediterranean.
http://vppyr.free.fr/vpp-index-partir.p ... e=pratique

There are a number of guide books for this route but I bought this one (in French)



Your stages could be:
Carcassonne 22,0
Montréal 18,4
Fanjeaux 24,0
Mirepoix 27,0
Varilhes ou Pamiers 27,3
Le Mas-d'Azil 26,3
Saint-Lizier/Saint-Girons 16,0
Castillon-en-Couserans ou Argein 30,0
Juzet-d'Izaut 25,7
Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges 24,1
La Barthe-de-Neste 27,0
Bagnères-de-Bigorre 29,0
Lourdes 24,0
Asson 18,4
Arudy 23,2
Oloron-Sainte-Marie 18,6
L'Hôpital-Saint-Blaise 15,6
Mauléon-Licharre 21,0
Saint-Just-Ibarre 20,5
St Jean-Pied-de-Port 8



The other option is to turn South at Oloron Ste Marie and walk the Aragones route over the Somport Pass to Puente La Reina.
Maps: http://perso.orange.fr/ariege.com/chemi ... comp09.pdf
 

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vanjohn

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Past OR future Camino
2008 StJPP - Santiago, 2009 Sevilla - Finisterra, 2010 StJPP - Santiago, 2011 Sant Pere De Rodes-Monserrat-Puente La Reina, The Future ....sure only God knows!
Sill
I think you misunderstood me I have to fly to Carcassonne but I would like to take a train to SJPDP if possible.

John
 

sillydoll

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Oops! My mistake - thought you were going to walk there!! (Might not be a bad idea with the overcrowding on the Camino Frances!)

You could get a train to Bayonne and then to St Jean.
Check out the SNCF website at: http://www.ter-sncf.com/languedoc/index.asp (click on English version - bottom right hand corner)

Carcassonne to Bayonne:

Départ : 06h 07 Arr: 12h 03 Départ : 07h 29 Arr: 13h 40 Départ : 09h 11 Arr: 13h 55
Départ : 10h 27 Arr: 17h 08 Départ : 13h 12 Arr: 17h 42 Départ : 13h 29 Arr: 19h 44
Départ : 18h 35 Arr: 00h 09

Bayonne to St Jean:

You can get a train (± 1 hour)

http://www.voyages-sncf.com/leisure/fr/launch/home/

BAYONNE 12h00 ST JEAN PIED DE PORT 13h13
BAYONNE 15h06 ST JEAN PIED DE PORT 16h19
BAYONNE 18h13 ST JEAN PIED DE PORT 19h35

OR - You can get a bus: Bus timetable: http://www2.ter-sncf.com/Images/Bayonne ... -21351.pdf

Hope this helps!
 
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