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There are 10 ways to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train via Paris  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central Thalys

149€ - 288€

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Bus via Paris  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Pessac to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine San Sebastián > Hendaye > Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Biarritz - Airport > Bayonne > Bordeaux Pessac > Bordeaux City Centre > Angoulême > Paris - Orly Airport - P4C Carpark > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Antwerpen 550 / ...

44€ - 64€

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Train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Anvers-Central Ter

138€ - 201€

Bus  •  13h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Brussels, Brussels-North station N743
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp 817 / ...

48€ - 58€

Drive  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Antwerp 923.6 km

110€ - 160€

Fly to Brussels  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Brussels (BRU) BOD - BRU

113€ - 212€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BOD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

136€ - 282€

Fly to Charleroi, shuttle  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Charleroi (CRL) BOD - CRL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Antwerpen Crowne Plaza

101€ - 187€

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BOD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central

158€ - 675€

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) BOD - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central

99€ - 679€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to bus via Paris which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 17h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to fly which costs 110€ - 220€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Antwerp via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Anvers-Central via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Antwerp is 800 km. The road distance is 923.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 16m and costs 140€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Antwerp train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to train via Paris which takes 6h 16m and costs 140€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 13h 18m, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 220€ and takes 5h 2m.

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  • Distance: 799.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Antwerp via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Pasteur - Lycee Buffon, Valenciennes, and Paris Nord in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Antwerp via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 13h 18m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 700€
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 430€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 750€
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 450€
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 430€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Flights from Bordeaux to Charleroi via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
300€ - 650€
Train operators
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Train from Lille Flandres to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 170€
Website
Thalys
Standard
85€ - 120€
Comfort
95€ - 130€
Premium
120€ - 170€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
35€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bordeaux Pessac to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Antwerpen Crowne Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be

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

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Bordeaux to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Bordeaux to Antwerp train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Antwerp is 924 km. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Bordeaux to Antwerp.

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Lufthansa, Swiss, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 31 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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