How to travel from Paris to Bordeaux

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from Paris to Bordeaux

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

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To get from Paris to Bordeaux on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:02AMGare Montparnasse3h00 09:02AMBordeaux Saint-Jean
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09:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy7h50 05:20AMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes
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06:53AMGare Montparnasse3h18 10:11AMBordeaux Saint-Jean
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02:06PMGare Montparnasse2h08 04:14PMBordeaux Saint-Jean
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06:11AMGare Montparnasse2h03 08:14AMBordeaux Saint-Jean
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Travel Information to Bordeaux from Paris

distanceDistance309 miles (498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$76 - $263
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $76 (€69) • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $263 (€239) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Switzerland, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 309 miles (498 km) to Bordeaux from Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurolines Switzerland, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Bordeaux.

Travel from Paris to Bordeaux

Anyone traveling in France from Paris to Bordeaux can choose between flights, trains and buses. If you need to get to Bordeaux in a hurry, flying is easily the best option, with flights taking just over an hour to reach their destination. However, high-speed TGV express trains are almost as quick (and probably more comfortable), and buses represent and affordable alternative.

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What is the best way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux?

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux


Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux. Buses traveling from Paris to Bordeaux depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Gare Routière Galliéni, Porte de Charenton, or Gare Routière Bercy Arena bus station and take at least 7 hours to arrive at Bordeaux's Gare Saint Jean. Approximately 20 buses travel from Paris to Bordeaux every day. The first Paris to Bordeaux bus departs at 8:20 a.m. while the last departs at 11:15 p.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Bordeaux include Flixbus, Ouibus, Alsa, and Eurolines.

Fastest way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux


Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Bordeaux's airports is taken into consideration, taking the train is actually the fastest way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux. Flights depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Bordeaux's airport after 1:05 h of flight time. Air France is the only airline that offers direct flights from Paris to Bordeaux.

Most popular way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux


Taking the train is by far the most popular way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux. Taking a high-speed SNCF TGV train is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Bordeaux when traveling to and from Paris and Bordeaux's airports is considered. Taking the train is approximately 30 minutes faster than taking a flight and almost 4 hours faster than taking the bus. Trains traveling from Paris to Bordeaux are also significantly cheaper than taking a flight. There are over 20 trains traveling from Paris to Bordeaux per day, with the first departing Paris at 6:00 a.m.

How to get from Paris to Bordeaux

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Bordeaux, 81,72% 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 Paris to Bordeaux 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Bordeaux

Travel Tips: Travel to Bordeaux 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 Paris to Bordeaux.

There are 4 ways to travel to Bordeaux from Paris including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Bordeaux from Paris is by taking a train with an average price of $76 (€69).

This is compared to other travel options to Bordeaux:

A train is $40 (€36) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Paris to Bordeaux costing on average $116 (€105).

Taking a train is usually $187 (€170) less than taking a flight to Bordeaux, which costs on average $263 (€239) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Bordeaux is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bordeaux that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 3 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Bordeaux is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 23 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Paris and Bordeaux 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 when traveling from Paris to Bordeaux:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

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

  • You can go to Bordeaux from Paris by bus with Eurolines Switzerland. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $116 (€105) with Eurolines Switzerland from Paris to Bordeaux on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Bordeaux from Paris with Air France, and you can find Air France Paris to Bordeaux tickets for $263 (€239) on Omio.
  • You can go to Bordeaux from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $76 (€69) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Bordeaux on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 23 direct trains a day to Bordeaux with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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

When planning your trip from Paris to Bordeaux, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $116 (€105) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $263 (€239) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $76 (€69) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Bordeaux online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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