• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 10 ways to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$183 - $323

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Canterbury Ouibus

$46 - $68

8 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille N743
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$96 - $148

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$337 - $398

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$144 - $210

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Gatwick (LGW) BOD - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$86 - $257

Fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Luton (LTN) BOD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$86 - $297

Fly to London City, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London City (LCY) BOD - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$150 - $422

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Stansted (STN) BOD - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$91 - $836

Fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Southend (SEN) BOD - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$114 - $353

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury is to night bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 17 h 20 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury is to train which costs 150€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Canterbury via Lille and Dover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

More details

The distance between Bordeaux and Canterbury is 726 km.

The best way to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 150€ - 290€.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury, including transfers.

More details

Bordeaux to Canterbury bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bordeaux City Centre station.

More details

The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

Search flights

Bordeaux to Canterbury bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Canterbury station.

More details

Canterbury is 1 h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 11:08 PM in Bordeaux and 10:08 PM in Canterbury.

Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 454 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Canterbury, England?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Canterbury via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $200
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

Search flights

Book your Bordeaux to Canterbury bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 725+ hotels available in Canterbury. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

More details