There are 8 ways to get from Bordeaux to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha / ...

$195 - $240

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 5 min

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

$30 - $160

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Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...

$188 - $232

Bus Isilines  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Bordeaux to Arpajon
  2. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Brussels 848408

$63 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Brussels 554.4 miles

$110 - $180

Fly to Brussels  •  4 h 30 min

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

$66 - $254

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) BOD - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar

$92 - $322

Fly to Charleroi  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Charleroi (CRL) BOD - CRL

$43 - $182

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Brussels is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Brussels is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via Lille Europe Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Brussels is 762 km. The road distance is 887 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 160€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Bordeaux to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h and costs 160€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 476.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Brussels via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 5 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $310
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
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
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
12 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Gare de Bordeaux to Arpajon
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Bordeaux to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Bordeaux to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Brussels is 887 km. It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to drive from Bordeaux to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 954+ hotels available in Brussels. 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 33 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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