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There are 11 ways to get from London to Bordeaux by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$181 - $359

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Bus  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$38 - $52

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743

$101 - $153

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$295 - $362

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$151 - $230

Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$52 - $218

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bordeaux (BOD) LHR - BOD

$103 - $310

Fly from London City  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bordeaux (BOD) LCY - BOD

$115 - $368

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD

$53 - $778

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD

$50 - $243

Train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bordeaux (BOD) SEN - BOD

$89 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from London to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 17 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £35 - £170 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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The distance between London and Bordeaux is 464 miles.

The best way to get from London to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £130 - £280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from London to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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London to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Bordeaux is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £130 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 17 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £170 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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London to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Map of how to get from London to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 463.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between London, England and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from London to Bordeaux via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Bordeaux via Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 17 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Southend to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bordeaux via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Bordeaux is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:26 PM in London and 11:26 PM in Bordeaux.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 855+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs £12 - £27.

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