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There are 9 ways to get from Bordeaux to London by train, 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  •  5 h 40 min

  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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Fly Bordeaux to London Luton, train  •  5 h 14 min

  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

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Bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700

$78 - $129

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 5 min

  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  •  9 h 48 min

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

$301 - $360

Fly Bordeaux to London Gatwick  •  4 h 44 min

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

$52 - $217

Fly Bordeaux to London Stansted  •  5 h 18 min

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

$54 - $777

Fly Bordeaux to London City  •  6 h 46 min

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

$115 - $367

Train to Bergerac, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 25 min

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

$87 - $499

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to London is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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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, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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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 5 h 40 min and costs 150€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min 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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The best way to get from Bordeaux to London is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 150€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 16 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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

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Bordeaux to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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: 5 h 40 min

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 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to London via Paris, Paris in around 16 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Bergerac to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London City via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 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
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
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
40 min
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
22 min
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 Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
3 h
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 1 h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 11:45 AM in Bordeaux and 10:45 AM in London.

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

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Book your Bordeaux to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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