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There are 11 ways to get from Bordeaux to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$183 - $358

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Night bus, bus  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$50 - $68

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille N743
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$100 - $154

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$124 - $239

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 46m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$300 - $359

Fly Bordeaux to London Gatwick  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Gatwick (LGW) BOD - LGW

$52 - $217

Fly Bordeaux to London Stansted  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Stansted (STN) BOD - STN

$54 - $777

Fly Bordeaux to London City  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London City (LCY) BOD - LCY

$115 - $367

Fly Bordeaux to London Luton, train  •  5h 19m

  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

$51 - $242

Fly Bordeaux to Southend, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Southend (SEN) BOD - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$80 - $298

Train to Toulouse, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to London Heathrow (LHR) TLS - LHR

$128 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to night bus and bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 18h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to London. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 40m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and London is 742 km.

The best way to get from Bordeaux to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs 150€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Bordeaux to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to London is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs 150€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4h 47m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to London.
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  • Distance: 463.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to London via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5h 39m. Alternatively, British Airways and easyJet fly from Bordeaux to London twice daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Toulouse to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Toulouse to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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.

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 Lille
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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London is 1h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 4:47 AM in Bordeaux and 3:47 AM in London.

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

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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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