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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train via Paris  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

€198 - €337

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Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station B810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743

€52 - €71

4 alternative options

Train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

€194 - €512

Drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bordeaux 1083.3 km

€130 - €200

Fly  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD

€63 - €155

Shuttle, bus  •  18h 21m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Carcans Plage
  2. Take the bus from Maubuisson to Bibliothèque 710

€147

Amsterdam to Bordeaux by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Amsterdam and Bordeaux is around 8h 21m and covers a distance of around 1061 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 11m. Operated by Thalys, Paris RER, Paris Metro and others, the Amsterdam to Bordeaux service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Bordeaux St Jean. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 21m
Fastest journey time:
6h 11m
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
€198
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Bordeaux train, subway and walk schedules

Netherlands → France
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International entry into France from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bordeaux is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bordeaux is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bordeaux is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from France.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux is to bus which costs €50 - €75 and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux is to fly which costs €60 - €160 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Paris Nord, Denfert-Rochereau and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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It is 929 km from Amsterdam to Bordeaux. It is approximately 1083.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 20m and costs €190 - €340.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Bordeaux train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux is to train via Paris which takes 6h 20m and costs €190 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 15h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €160 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 928.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Paris Nord, Denfert Rochereau, Denfert-Rochereau, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Brussels-North train station in around 15h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €130
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €130
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€150 - €180
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €340
Standard
€75 - €95
Standard Premier
€120 - €160
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
CityBusExpress
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Carcans Plage
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€143
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Starliner
TransGironde

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Amsterdam to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Amsterdam to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bordeaux is 1083 km. It takes approximately 10h 20m to drive from Amsterdam to Bordeaux.

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Lufthansa, Swiss, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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