1 hour from Paris, Lyon, Marseille
1.5 hours from Bordeaux, Toulouse
1 hour from ski slopes and beaches of the Atlantic
1 hour from Spain
The city of Pau is located in the heart of South West France between Toulouse, Bordeaux and Biarritz. With excellent transport links, our destination guarantees you easy access for planning and running all your events. The Palais Beaumont, conference centre of the city of Pau is 5 minute walk from the SNCF railway station and 20 minutes by shuttle or taxis from Pau Pyrénées airport.
Since July 2017, thanks to the High Speed Line, Pau is 4h09 from the Paris-Montparnasse train station. During the week, 4 railway links are offered to you.
Our congress center is a partner of SNCF & Air France to make your events organisation in Pau easier.

SNCF – TGV railway station

At the foot of the Palais Beaumont: 5 minute walk from the Conference Centre (free funicular every 3 minutes)

Direct TGV – from Paris (4 hours)
Direct connections  – with Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nice, Geneva, etc.
A64 – Bayonne – Toulouse – Montpellier
A65 – Pau – Bordeaux

Getting around town sustainably
On foot, self-service bike hire, electric shuttle.

Underground car park available with 150 spaces beneath Le Palais Beaumont, and over 4,500 parking spaces in the centre of Pau with a free shuttle service.


Pau – Pyrénées Airport

15 mins from the city centre
City Centre Shuttle – Taxi – Bus: P20 Idelis Bus
Pau Pyréenées Airport at 20 minutes from the city centre and the Palais Beaumont

1 hr flight away from Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Nantes
Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle: 3 flights a day
Paris Orly: until 6 flights a day
Lyon: until 3 flights a day
Marseille: 9 flights a week
Nantes: 9 flights a week
Marrakech: 2 flights a week
Nice: 2 flights per week (from April to November)
Ajaccio: 1 flight a week (from June to September)
Bastia: 1 flight a week (from June to September)

More information on: www.pau.aeroport.fr

Additional nearby airports:
BIARRITZ 1hr away – TARBES 1hr away

Idelis Pau bus route maps


Idelis shuttle Proxilis route 20:

Airport – SNCF railway station – Pau City Centre 
 30 minutes – every hour from 7:40 am to 7:45 pm (Idelis stop on the right-hand platform as you’re leaving the air terminal)

SNCF railway station – Pau City Centre 
Every hour from 6:32 am to 7:46 pm

CAUTION: the Idelis shuttle service does not operate on Sundays and public holidays. You might consider booking a taxi.

For further information: www.reseau-idelis.com
or by telephone: +33 (0)5 59 14 15 16


ILICO TAXIS 24H/24 – 7D/7 by telephone: 05 59 611 111 or booking via “SIMPLY TAXI” – Credit card payment – Remote payment transaction

TAXIS PALOIS 24h/24 6 7D/7 by telephone: 05 59 02 22 22 www.allotaxispalois.com

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Where to park near the Palais Beaumont

With direct access to your meeting room, the Palais Beaumont provides you with an underground car park with 150 spaces beneath the Palais Beaumont

In the city centre of Pau and near the Palais Beaumont, more than 4 500 parking spaces are available with a free shuttle service.

Directions via Google Maps

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Getting around town sustainably


Effective and little expensive, pollution-free, silent and synonym of physical well-being, the bike is the ideal formula to get around the city, to go shopping  in the local businesses, to go to school or to work. The city of Pau emphasises on the bike with: numerous developments of cycle path to secure the movements, use of bus lanes, turn right and going wrong way down some one-way streets in area limited to 30 km/h, not to forget 30 bike parking racks all around the city centre.

You don’t have a bike? IDEcycle put at your services 200 bikes in 20 stations, available 7D/7, 24H/24 ( all the stations are equipped with credit card payment)


This ecological and fast pedicab brings you where you wish from Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 9pm.  You might consider booking at 06 28 25 47 13: 1 € of coverage + 1 € per person per km.


Inescapable connections between the railway station, the car parks of the Stadium and the tram plant and the city centre. The funicular has a widened schedule and facilitated access for people with reduced mobility and bikes. Every 3 minutes. From Monday to Saturday from 6:45am to 9:40pm and on Sunday and Public Hollidays from 1:30pm to 8:50pm. Free.

COXITIS free city centre shuttle bus

A free shuttle in the city centre available from Monday to Saturday, every 10 minutes, from 7:30 am to 8:15pm. 17 bus stop poles of 1,60m allow taking this shuttle. The service is insured by 100% electric vehicles.

To go to the Palais Beaumont, the closest stop is: Palais des Pyrénées

plan coxitis palais beaumont pau

The bus network IDELIS


Access to the PDF map of the IDELIS bus routes

More information on: www.reseau-idelis.com
or by phone: (+33)5 59 14 15 16