There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo by train, bus or car

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Train, line 31 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes Ic
  2. Take the train from Saintes to Royan
  3. Take the line 31 bus from ROYAN - Gare quai D to LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo 31

$39 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus, line 31 bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Rochefort 701
  2. Take the bus from Rochefort to Royan
  3. Take the line 31 bus from ROYAN - Gare quai D to LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo 31

$13 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo 90.8 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo is to bus and line 31 bus which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo via Rochefort and ROYAN - Gare quai D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and La Palmyre Zoo is 105 km. The road distance is 145.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo without a car is to train and line 31 bus which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo bus services, operated by Cara' Bus, arrive at LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo is 145 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo.

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There are 856+ hotels available in La Palmyre Zoo. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo.
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  • Distance: 65.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and La Palmyre Zoo, France?

You can take a bus from Bordeaux to La Palmyre Zoo via Rochefort, Royan, ROYAN - Gare quai D, and LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo in around 5 h 58 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Saintes to Royan
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Bus operators
Cara' Bus
Phone
+33 810 81 09 77
Website
carabus-transport.com
Bus from ROYAN - Gare quai D to LES MATHES - Palmyre Zoo
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
carabus-transport.com
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 Rochefort
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rochefort to Royan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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