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There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bayonne Ter / ...

€24 - €50

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Rideshare  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Bayonne 185.4 km

€9 - €13

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Bayonne N743 / ...

€10 - €14

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Bayonne 183.9 km

€20 - €30

Bordeaux to Bayonne by train

The train journey time between Bordeaux and Bayonne is around 1h 52m and covers a distance of around 198 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 41m. Operated by SNCF and TGV inOui, the Bordeaux to Bayonne train service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Bayonne. Typically 78 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 52m
Fastest train time:
1h 41m
Trains per week:
78
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Bayonne train schedules

Bordeaux → Bayonne
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The most affordable way to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne is to rideshare, which costs €9 - €13 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Bayonne. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Bayonne. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Bayonne is 166 km. The road distance is 183.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs €24 - €50.

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The train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bayonne takes 1h 59m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Bordeaux to Bayonne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs €24 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €14 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Bayonne.
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  • Distance: 165.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Bayonne, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bayonne every 4 hours. Tickets cost €24 - €50 and the journey takes 1h 59m. TGV inOui also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Bayonne 4 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Blablabus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Saint-Jean to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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 City Centre to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
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blablacar.co.uk

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

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Bordeaux to Bayonne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bayonne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Bayonne is 184 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Bordeaux to Bayonne.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Bayonne. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Bayonne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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