|Distance||460 miles (742 km)|
Trains from London to Bordeaux cover the 460 miles (742 km) long journey with our travel partners like Eurostar. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
Travel between London and Bordeaux on Eurostar trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Bordeaux train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets between London and Bordeaux due to the coronavirus:
The high-speed Eurostar traverses the Channel Tunnel from London to Paris, and from here the TGV (France) railroad takes travelers to the final destination of Bordeaux. With this one change included - which requires a 40-minute transfer between two stations - trains from London to Bordeaux take around 7 hours in total, leaving approximately every hour from morning until lunchtime. The most expensive tickets are the first two in the morning, and all prices increase slightly at the weekend.
Trains from London to Bordeaux leave from St Pancras International, which is situated on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden. First opened in 1868, it stands out for its impressive Victorian architecture and has a shopping centre and a bus station. It's connected to King's Cross St Pancras Station by a pedestrian subway, making it easily accessible via National Rail and six London Underground lines including Hammersmith & City, Circle, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria.
It may take longer to get to than Paris, but Bordeaux offers all of the French capital's chic way of life in a far more relaxed and picturesque setting. The entire historic old town has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, of course, Bordeaux is a wine aficionado's dream. Trains from London to Bordeaux stop at Paris Gare du Nord. From here it's a 40-minute Metro underground train or cab ride to Paris Gare Montparnasse to board the TGV train. Arrival is at Bordeaux St-Jean, which is on Rue Charles Domercq, only 2.5 miles from the city centre. A tramway (Tram C) offers easy transportation into the city and runs at frequent intervals throughout the day.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Bordeaux, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bordeaux from London as this information can change.
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Bordeaux.
When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Bordeaux, your train can arrive in train stations including Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Bordeaux most often arrive at Bordeaux Saint-Jean and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.
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