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There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Chartres by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres Chartres - Paris-Montparnasse 1-2 / ...

$124 - $142

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Bus Isilines  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Blois
  2. Take the bus from Blois to Chartres 3A

$32 - $41

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Bus Ouibus  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Tours Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Tours to Chartres-Gare-Routière Tours - Vendôme - Chateaudun - Chartres CAR / ...

$37 - $65

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Chartres 330.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Bordeaux to Paris Orly, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BOD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$79 - $232

Fly Bordeaux to Paris CDG, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BOD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$86 - $294

Bus to Brive, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Brive-la-Gaillarde
  2. Fly from Brive (BVE) to Paris Orly (ORY) BVE - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$89 - $488

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres is to train which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Chartres. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux City Centre and arriving at Chartres-Gare-Routière via Gare de Tours. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Chartres. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Chartres via Paris Montparnasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Chartres is 431 km. The road distance is 528.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Bordeaux to Chartres, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 7h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Chartres.
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  • Distance: 269.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Chartres, Centre-Val de Loire, France?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Chartres via Paris Montparnasse in around 3h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Chartres via Tours and Gare de Tours in around 7h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Brive to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Brive to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
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 Paris Montparnasse to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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 Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
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 Tours
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Brive-la-Gaillarde, Brive-la-Gaillarde
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Blois
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Rémi
Phone
+33 2 38 70 30 30
Email
pole-internet@regioncentre.fr
Website
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
Bus from Blois to Chartres
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Rémi

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bordeaux to Chartres bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Chartres-Gare-Routière station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Chartres is 529 km. It takes approximately 4h 56m to drive from Bordeaux to Chartres.

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Air France offers flights from Bordeaux Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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