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There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes Ic / ...

$33 - $51

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Aéroport Terminus to Gare Saint Jean 1
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Saintes

$10 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes 80 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes is to line 1 bus and bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes. However, there are services departing from Aéroport Terminus and arriving at Saintes via Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux Airport (BOD) and Saintes is 102 km. The road distance is 128 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 29€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and bus, which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Saintes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes is 128 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes.

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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux Airport (BOD), France and Saintes, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Sncf Ter also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux Airport (BOD) to Saintes via Gare Saint Jean and Bordeaux in around 3 h 37 min.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus operators
Tbm
Phone
+33 5 57 57 88 88
Website
infotbm.com
Bus from Aéroport Terminus to Gare Saint Jean
Ave. Duration
52 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 Bordeaux to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
isilines.com

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