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There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to Limoges by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins Ter

€27 - €55

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Rideshare  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Limoges 220.9 km

€12 - €15

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Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Limoges 219.3 km

€24 - €35

Bordeaux to Limoges by train

The train journey time between Bordeaux and Limoges is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 226 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by SNCF, the Bordeaux to Limoges train service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Limoges Benedictins. Typically 36 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 30m
Fastest train time:
2h 17m
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Limoges train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bordeaux to Limoges is to rideshare, which costs €12 - €15 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Limoges is to train which costs €27 - €55 and takes 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Limoges Benedictins. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Limoges is 181 km. The road distance is 219.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs €27 - €55.

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The train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins takes 2h 24m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Bordeaux to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Limoges is 219 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Bordeaux to Limoges.

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  • Distance: 180.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Limoges, France?

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins 5 times a day. Tickets cost €27 - €55 and the journey takes 2h 24m.

Train operators

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €55
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Other operators

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Bordeaux to Limoges
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Limoges. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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