The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Bordeaux is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 40 m
7 h 7 m
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It's difficult to get from London to Bordeaux without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||460 miles (742 km)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
Trains from London to Bordeaux cover the 460 miles (742 km) long route taking on average 8 h 4 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Bordeaux from London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Bordeaux from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
Train information from London to Bordeaux with Eurostar:
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: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Bordeaux before traveling.
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Bordeaux.
When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Bordeaux, you can end your journey in train stations like Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux.
Omio customers book a train from London Victoria to Bordeaux Saint-Jean most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center of Bordeaux.
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