How to travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon

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from Bordeaux to Arcachon

You can get from Bordeaux to Arcachon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bordeaux to Arcachon on Mar 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:04AMBordeaux-Saint-Jean0h50 08:54AMGare d'Arcachon
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Travel Information between Bordeaux and Arcachon

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | TER

Take a bus or train to travel 31 miles (50 km) from Bordeaux to Arcachon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bordeaux to Arcachon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon

Travel Tips: Travel to Arcachon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bordeaux to Arcachon.

You can travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Bordeaux and Arcachon is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Arcachon:

Taking a train is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a bus to Arcachon, which costs on average $15 (€13) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Arcachon from Bordeaux is by train with an average travel time of 51 min.

Other travel options to Arcachon can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 11 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 31 miles (50 km) between Bordeaux and Arcachon.

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Arcachon is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 24 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bordeaux and Arcachon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bordeaux to Arcachon:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Arcachon, Avenue du Dr Lorentz Monod (Lycée Grand Air).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Arcachon.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bordeaux to Arcachon:

  • You can go to Arcachon from Bordeaux by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $6 (€5) with SNCF | TER from Bordeaux to Arcachon on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Arcachon with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 24 direct trains per day with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Arcachon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Arcachon from Bordeaux.

Your trip from Bordeaux to Arcachon doesn't have to end in Arcachon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Pessac or Toulouse. If you’d like to add Paris, Pessac or Toulouse to your Bordeaux to Arcachon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Arcachon today!

Before traveling from Bordeaux to Arcachon, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $15 (€13) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bordeaux to Arcachon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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