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There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv / ...

$70 - $120

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris, Paris N743 / ...

$20 - $55

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Paris 363.7 miles

$43

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Paris 364.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Bordeaux to Paris Orly, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BOD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Antony to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame

$59 - $206

Fly Bordeaux to Paris CDG  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BOD - CDG

$63 - $264

Bus to Brive, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Brive-la-Gaillarde
  2. Fly from Brive (BVE) to Paris Orly (ORY) BVE - ORY

$70 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Paris is to bus which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Paris is to train which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Paris Montparnasse. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Paris is 499 km. The road distance is 582.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bordeaux to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 60€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Paris.
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  • Distance: 311.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Bordeaux to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. SNCF also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Brive to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Brive to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Paris-Austerlitz
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Porte de Charenton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bordeaux to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Bordeaux to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Montparnasse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Paris is 583 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Bordeaux to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Bordeaux Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 5274+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 33 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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