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from Zurich to Bordeaux

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Travel Information to Bordeaux from Zurich

distanceDistance469 miles (757 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$71 - $268
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $71 (€59) • 15 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $190 (€159) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Eurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 469 miles (757 km) from Zurich to Bordeaux. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $71 (€59). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss, Eurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Bordeaux.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Bordeaux from Zurich?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bordeaux from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bordeaux, France from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bordeaux, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 11/28/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Bordeaux closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Bordeaux, France?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 11/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Bordeaux.

How do I reach Bordeaux from Zurich?

You can travel from Zurich to Bordeaux 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Bordeaux?

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Bordeaux is by taking a bus with an average price of $71 (€59).

This is compared to other travel options to Bordeaux:

Taking a bus is about $120 (€100) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $190 (€159) for this journey.

A bus is generally $197 (€165) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $268 (€224) from Zurich to Bordeaux.

What is the fastest way from Zurich to Bordeaux?

The fastest way to get to Bordeaux from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Bordeaux can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 22 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Zurich to Bordeaux?

You should expect to travel around 469 miles (757 km) between Zurich and Bordeaux.

How many services a day are there between Zurich and Bordeaux?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bordeaux is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling to Bordeaux from Zurich, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Bordeaux?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Zurich Airport and tend to arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
  • Trains from Zurich to Bordeaux most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Bordeaux?

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

  • You can go to Bordeaux from Zurich by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $190 (€159) with Swiss from Zurich to Bordeaux on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus from Zurich to Bordeaux with Eurolines Switzerland, and you can find Eurolines Switzerland Zurich to Bordeaux tickets for $71 (€59) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Bordeaux from Zurich with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Zurich to Bordeaux tickets for $268 (€224) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zurich to Bordeaux?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Bordeaux? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Bordeaux usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona from Bordeaux, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Zurich to Bordeaux one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $190 (€159) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $71 (€59) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $268 (€224) one way on average.

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

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