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

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. ALC - BOD

$88 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$72 - $110

3 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Em / ...
  2. Tgv / ...
  3. Ic

$152 - $207

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 40 min

$110 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. 607 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Bordeaux, France?

Volotea, Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Alicante to Bordeaux twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Bordeaux via Barcelona Sants and Narbonne in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Spanish Railways AVE
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alicante and Bordeaux is 722 km. The road distance is 971 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Alicante to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 70€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Barcelona Sants and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Bordeaux. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Alicante to Bordeaux, including transfers.