There are 12 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.

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Train  •  6 h

  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

$185 - $335

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Bus, night bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the 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

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 23 min

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

$97 - $149

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 54 min

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

$339 - $400

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

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

$145 - $210

Fly Bordeaux to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 47 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

$87 - $252

Fly Bordeaux to London Luton, train  •  6 h 48 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

$83 - $296

Fly Bordeaux to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$91 - $831

Train to Bergerac, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8 h 1 min

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

$126 - $554

Train to Bergerac, fly to London City, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bergerac
  2. Fly from Bergerac (EGC) to London City (LCY) EGC - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$187 - $695

Fly Bordeaux to Southend, train  •  7 h 10 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

$109 - $344

Train to La Rochelle, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
  2. Fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to London Stansted (STN) LRH - STN
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$137 - $777

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 15 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury is to train which costs 150€ - 290€ and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Canterbury station. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Lille and Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 23 min.

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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 6 h and costs 150€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Canterbury is 1 h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 10:26 PM in Bordeaux and 9:26 PM in Canterbury.

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

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 454 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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 6 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Bergerac to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Bergerac to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from La Rochelle to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
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
Eurostar
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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 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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.

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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 Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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