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Overview: Train from London to Bordeaux

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Bordeaux cover the 460 miles (742 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 39 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

Train providers: Eurostar from London to Bordeaux trains

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Eurostar

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 between London and Bordeaux in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Bordeaux, 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).

    Eurostar's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from London to Bordeaux are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Trains from London to Bordeaux: Journey Details

    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.

    Taking the Train from London

    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.

    Getting into Bordeaux by Train

    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.

    Train tickets from London to Bordeaux: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 131 €
    2 weeks earlier 117 €12%
    2 months earlier 98 €34%
    3 months earlier 93 €41%


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    • If you book a ticket London - Bordeaux with 2 months in advance you save up to about 34% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 41%.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Bordeaux
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Bordeaux.
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    +44 3457114141
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    24/7
    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139

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