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

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$126 - $146

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Orléans Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Orléans to Chartres 1 / ...

$20 - $28

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Bus Isilines  •  8 h 50 min

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

$32 - $41

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Chartres 330.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Bordeaux to Paris Orly, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$88 - $242

Fly Bordeaux to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$86 - $295

Train to Agen, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Agen
  2. Fly from Agen (AGF) to Paris Orly (ORY) AGF - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres

$114 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Chartres is to train which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Chartres. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Chartres via Blois. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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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 3 h 43 min.

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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 3 h 43 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Bordeaux to Chartres, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Chartres bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Bordeaux station.

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Bordeaux to Chartres train services, operated by 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 3 h 43 min and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Chartres.
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  • Distance: 269.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Chartres via Blois in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Agen to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Agen to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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 Agen
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Agen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Blois
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
Bus from Orléans to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
remi-centrevaldeloire.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 Orléans
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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

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Bordeaux to Chartres bus services, operated by Rémi, arrive at Chartres 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 4 h 56 min to drive from Bordeaux to Chartres.

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Flybe and Air France offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Chartres. Prices start at $65 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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