There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$15 - $22

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Rideshare  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Arcachon 40.8 miles

$5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bordeaux to Arcachon 40.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Arcachon 40.8 miles

$8 - $13

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Arcachon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Arcachon is 51 km. The road distance is 65.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bordeaux to Arcachon train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Arcachon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arcachon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Arcachon is 65 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Bordeaux to Arcachon.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Arcachon. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Arcachon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Arcachon, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux to Arcachon hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bordeaux to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Bordeaux Taxi
Phone
+33 5 56 32 43 00
Website
bordeauxtaxi.com
Taxi Christophe
Phone
+33 6 15 79 91 85
Website
taxichristophe.fr
Taxi Bordeaux
Phone
+33 5 56 31 61 07
Website
taxis-bordeaux.fr

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