There are 2 ways to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay by train, ferry or tram

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon
  2. Take the ferry from Jetée Thiers to Jetée Belisaire Transbassin

$25 - $31

Cheapest option

Tram, train, ferry  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the tram from Gambetta - madd to Gare Pessac Alouette B
  2. Take the train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon
  3. Take the ferry from Jetée Thiers to Jetée Belisaire

$25 - $33

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay is to train and ferry which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay is to train and ferry which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Arcachon Bay is 49 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Arcachon Bay, France?

There is no direct connection from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay. However, you can take the train to Arcachon, take the walk to Jetée Thiers, take the ferry to Jetée Belisaire, then take the travel to Arcachon Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bordeaux to Arcachon Bay via Gare Pessac Alouette, Alouette-France(Bor), Arcachon, Jetée Thiers, and Jetée Belisaire in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Tbm
Phone
+33 5 57 57 88 88
Website
infotbm.com
Tram from Gambetta - madd to Gare Pessac Alouette
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
infotbm.com
Ferry operators
UBA Bateliers Arcachon
Phone
+33 5 57 72 28 28
Email
lesbateliers@orange.fr
Website
bateliers-arcachon.com
Ferry from Jetée Thiers to Jetée Belisaire
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bateliers-arcachon.com

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