There are 11 ways to get from Bordeaux to London by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£158 - £416

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Fly Bordeaux to London Stansted  •  5h 11m

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

£28 - £169

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Bus  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris, Paris N1150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£51 - £68

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 7m

  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

£98 - £187

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 43m

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

£233 - £280

Fly Bordeaux to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Gatwick (LGW) BOD - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£35 - £145

Fly Bordeaux to London Luton, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Luton (LTN) BOD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£59 - £165

Train to Bergerac, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bergerac
  2. Fly from Bergerac (EGC) to London Stansted (STN) EGC - STN

£102 - £506

Fly Bordeaux to Bristol, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Bristol (BRS) BOD - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£78 - £1,709

Train to Bergerac, fly to London City  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bergerac
  2. Fly from Bergerac (EGC) to London City (LCY) EGC - LCY

£58 - £244

Fly Bordeaux to Southend, train  •  5h 34m

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

£73 - £267

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 16h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h 42m.

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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 via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to London. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and London is 464 miles.

The best way to get from Bordeaux to London without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs 170€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Bordeaux to London, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to London is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs 170€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 16h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 5h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to London.
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  • Distance: 463.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to London King's Cross via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 5h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to London Victoria via Paris, Paris and Paris, Gallieni in around 16h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £200
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Bordeaux to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Bordeaux to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Bergerac to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£12 - £280
Flights from Bergerac to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bergerac to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £80
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £90
1st Class
£85 - £100
SNCF

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£55 - £80
Rail 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£11 - £17
Rail 1st Class
£18 - £27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £60
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£25
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£12
2-bed inside cabin
£40 - £60

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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 Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 1:22 AM in Bordeaux and 12:22 AM in London.

Bordeaux to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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There are 8661+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 31 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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