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the 'Express Bourriot' transport option

karanarttravel

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I had read earlier in this forum about the transport system 'Express Bourriot' to get pilgrims from Roncevalles to St Jean Pied de Port--is there any one out there who has tried it, and if so, can you tell me how to take advantage of this transportation method? I'm a first time Peregrino(a?), and I'm on my way in June--it seems the most difficult part of this pilgrimage is finding your way to the beginning! I'm coming into Barcelona, and want to start at St. Jean's--any tips? Many thanks in advance....
 
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Express Bourricot

Here is some info from the web site: http://www.chemindecompostelle.com/Serv ... rance.html
Click on:
Hebergements and services and then on: Transfer baggage (at the bottom)
The page will show you a list of taxi services from:
Du Puy-en-Velay à Pampelune
De Moissac à Burgos
Dans le secteur de Nogaro
De Hendaye, retour vers Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
De Conques au Puy-en-Velay
Du côté d'Arzacq-Navarrenx et jusqu'aux Pyrénées

Haven't tried them myself but you can contact Caroline of Express Bourricot at: apcaroline@hotmail.com

Good luck!



Express Bourricot is based in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and works from Moissac to Burgos.

Transfer of the pilgrims:
Between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Roncevaux: 9 euros by anybody
Transport on a route from Moissac to Burgos:
Ø for example between Burgos and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port for 4 person costs 50 euros by anybody
Bearing of the luggage:
Transfer of stage to stage reserved in advance
Tariff: 8 euros by luggage and stage between Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and Logroño
Tariff for a group: On consultation
Loan of small back pack.

Contact:
Ø Express Bourricot
Caroline Aphessetche
road of the Michaelmas
64220 Çaro
Ø Tel: 06-61-96-04-76
Ø Email: apcaroline@hotmail.com
 

zeke00

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Hello karanarttravel.

I have the same "problem". First time Pilgrim and going to Barcelona for a weekend and then on to the Camino (planing to start 16 or 17 of May).
Right now my plans are: going from Barcelona by train, Renfe, to Irun/Hendaye (Hendaya) nighttrain 2200 (arriving in Irun just after 0800). Then take the train, TGV, from Hendaya 1027 to Bayonne. And then from Bayonne to SJPP. Arriving in SJPP approx. 1330.
That way I have plenty of time to look around SJPP and get the feeling for the Camino ( and somewhere to sleep, I hope)
But my plans can of course be changed. I will carefully read the answers you get.

Buen Camino.
 

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