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

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Fly  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bordeaux (BOD) BER - BOD

45€ - 289€

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Train via Paris  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

275€ - 387€

Train  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg Ice
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

285€ - 404€

Bus  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. 160
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bordeaux City Centre 793

70€ - 186€

Drive  •  14h 44m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Bordeaux 1683.3 km

180€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 27h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Bordeaux is to fly. Taking this option will cost 45€ - 290€ and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Dresden central station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Gare de l'Est and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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The distance between Berlin and Bordeaux is 1332 km. The road distance is 1683.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Paris which takes 12h 15m and costs 270€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Berlin to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Berlin to Bordeaux bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Berlin to Bordeaux train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs 45€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 270€ - 390€ and takes 12h 15m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 27h 5m.

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  • Distance: 1332.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Bordeaux, France?

easyJet, Air France and three other airlines fly from Berlin to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Bordeaux via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 360€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 650€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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 Strasbourg to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
160€ - 200€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
260€ - 470€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Berlin - Central Bus Station to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
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 Berlin central bus station to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Paris
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Berlin to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bordeaux is 1683 km. It takes approximately 14h 44m to drive from Berlin to Bordeaux.

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Swiss, Iberia, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 811+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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