There are 5 ways to get from Albi to Bordeaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...

$53 - $85

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Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Albi to Lavaur 709 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus / ...

$13 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Albi Ville to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux

$29 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Albi to Bordeaux 179.1 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Albi Madeleine to Rodez
  2. Fly from Rodez (RDZ) to Bordeaux (BOD) RDZ - BOD

$100 - $419

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No, there is no direct bus from Albi to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Albi and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Lavaur and Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albi to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Albi Ville and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Albi and Bordeaux is 239 km. The road distance is 286.6 km.

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The best way to get from Albi to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Albi to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Albi to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Tarn Bus, depart from Albi station.

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Albi to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Albi Ville station.

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The best way to get from Albi to Bordeaux is to train which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rodez Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Albi to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

You can take a train from Albi to Bordeaux via Toulouse-Matabiau in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albi to Bordeaux via Lavaur, Toulouse Gare Routière, and Toulouse in around 6 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rodez to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rodez to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Albi Ville to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Albi Madeleine to Rodez
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from Albi to Lavaur
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
catp-tarn.airweb.fr
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 Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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 Toulouse to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Albi to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albi to Bordeaux is 287 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Albi to Bordeaux.

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Flybe and Air France offer flights from Rodez Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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