There are 5 ways to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré by train, bus, car 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 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$43 - $66

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus Ouibus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Aéroport Terminus to Gare Saint Jean 1
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle Ouibus / ...

$10 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 1 bus, bus Isilines  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Aéroport Terminus to Gare Saint Jean 1
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to La Rochelle

$17 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré 130.2 miles

$27 - $45

Fly, train, line 155 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nantes (NTE) BOD - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
  3. Take the line 155 bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Tranche-sur-Mer - Rond point de la Mogette

$107 - $313

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré. However, there are services departing from Aéroport Terminus and arriving at Paradis via Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean and La Rochelle Gare Parvis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux Airport (BOD) and Île de Ré is 162 km. The road distance is 208.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré, including transfers.

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Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré bus services, operated by Tbm, depart from Aéroport Terminus station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and bus, which costs and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré.

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Chalair Aviation offers flights from Bordeaux Airport to Nantes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Île de Ré.
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux Airport (BOD), France and Île de Ré, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré via Gare Saint Jean, Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean, La Rochelle, and La Rochelle Gare Parvis in around 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Nantes
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $38
Bus operators
Tbm
Phone
+33 5 57 57 88 88
Website
infotbm.com
Bus from Aéroport Terminus to Gare Saint Jean
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
infotbm.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sovetours
Phone
(0251) 623166
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Tranche-sur-Mer - Rond point de la Mogette
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sovetours.com

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