How to travel from Bordeaux to Paris

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from Bordeaux to Paris

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

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To get from Bordeaux to Paris on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:46AMBordeaux Saint-Jean2h10 10:56AMGare Montparnasse
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09:15PMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes7h45 05:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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07:46AMBordeaux Saint-Jean2h20 10:06AMGare Montparnasse
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12:45PMBordeaux Saint-Jean2h11 02:56PMGare Montparnasse
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05:15AMBordeaux Saint-Jean3h25 08:40AMGare Montparnasse
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Travel Information between Bordeaux and Paris

distanceDistance309 miles (498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $200
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $39 (€38) • 2 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $200 (€194) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 309 miles (498 km) between Bordeaux and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bordeaux to Paris.

Travel from Bordeaux to Paris: Journey Details

If you want to travel in France from Bordeaux to Paris, you can choose from buses, trains and planes, as well as carpooling services like Bla Bla Car - allowing everyone to find a convenient journey schedule. Flying is easily the fastest way to reach Paris, but it is closely matched by high-speed trains, while buses provide a comfortable overnight option as well.

Return trips from Paris to Bordeaux are also available.

How to get from Bordeaux to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bordeaux to Paris, 80,93% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Bordeaux to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Bordeaux to Paris

With services offered by Megabus, Ouibus, Eurolines, Flixbus and Isilines, there are plenty of choices available to anyone traveling on buses from Bordeaux to Paris. The earliest buses depart at 4:00 a.m., with the final service leaving at 11:55 p.m. and traveling overnight. The journey takes about 7 hours, with some variation, so shop around for the fastest route.

Trains from Bordeaux to Paris

Trains from Bordeaux to Paris are connected by SNCF high-speed TGV service. As such, trains are a convenient and fast way to reach the French capital. The first train of the day leaves at 7:28 a.m. and there will be departures every hour until 9:47 p.m. Not all trains travel direct, so be sure to check. If you do catch an express, it will take just over 3 hours to reach Paris.

Flights from Bordeaux to Paris

Twin Jet, Air France and the budget airline Hop! all provide non-stop flights from Bordeaux to Paris, making flying a good option. Flights touch down at both Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports. There are very early morning departures that get you into Paris before breakfast, and then departures throughout the day until 6:35 p.m. The flight takes just over an hour, so it should be quicker than catching a train.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bordeaux to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel to Paris 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 Paris.

There are 4 travel options from Bordeaux to Paris: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Paris from Bordeaux is by taking a train with an average price of $39 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A train is $74 (€72) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Bordeaux to Paris costing on average $114 (€110).

Taking a train is usually $161 (€156) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $200 (€194) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Bordeaux and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 2 h 2 min.

The Bordeaux to Paris distance is around 309 miles (498 km).

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Paris is:

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bordeaux to Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bordeaux to Paris:

  • Buses most often depart from Bordeaux at Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights from Bordeaux to Paris most often leave from Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • You can go to Paris from Bordeaux by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $114 (€110) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Bordeaux to Paris on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Bordeaux to Paris with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for $200 (€194) with Air France from Bordeaux to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Bordeaux by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $39 (€38) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Bordeaux to Paris on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bordeaux to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 8 direct buses per day to Paris with Flixbus, Alsa or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Paris with SNCF | TGV INOUI with 25 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $114 (€110) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $200 (€194) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $39 (€38) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Bordeaux to Paris 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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