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

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 via Paris Montparnasse  •  5h 37m

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

$203 - $248

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Bus, train  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Brussels, Brussels-North station N743 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$39 - $95

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Train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$179 - $204

Bus  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Antwerp

$100 - $150

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Antwerp 576.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly to Brussels  •  5h 4m

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

$67 - $254

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h

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

$87 - $227

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BOD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Antwerpen-Centraal

$142 - $372

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7h 16m

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

$101 - $339

Fly to Charleroi, shuttle  •  6h 28m

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

$56 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12h 11m.

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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 / Antwerpen-Centraal via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Antwerp is 800 km. The road distance is 922.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs 170€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bordeaux station.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs 170€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 12h 11m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 499.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Antwerp via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 5h 37m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bordeaux to Antwerp 6 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 12h 11m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Eurostar
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Bordeaux to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Antwerp is 922 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Bordeaux to Antwerp.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 485+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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