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There are 6 ways to get from Bordeaux to Nice by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nice (NCE) BOD - NCE

44€ - 144€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Nice - Airport Bordeaux City Centre > Agen > Toulouse > Béziers > Montpellier > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Antibes > Nice - Airport / ...

25€ - 49€

4 alternative options

Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Marseille St Charles Intercités
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

138€ - 264€

Bus via Aix-en-Provence  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Aix-en-Provence 1922
  2. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE Ler 20

Rideshare  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Nice 802.9 km

53€

Drive  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Nice 803.3 km

85€ - 130€

Bordeaux to Nice by trains

The train journey time between Bordeaux and Nice is around 10h 37m and covers a distance of around 902 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 4m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Bordeaux to Nice train service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Nice Ville. Typically 37 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 37m
Fastest train time:
9h 4m
Trains per week:
37
Cheapest price:
105€
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:34
Last train departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Nice train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Bordeaux to Nice is to bus, which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Nice is to fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Nice. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE via P+R Krypton and AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Nice. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Nice Ville via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Nice is 637 km. The road distance is 803.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Nice without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs 130€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Bordeaux to Nice, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Nice is to fly which takes 3h 27m and costs 40€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 270€ and takes 9h 20m, you could also bus via Aix-en-Provence, which costs and takes 13h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Nice.
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  • Distance: 637.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

easyJet and Air France fly from Bordeaux to Nice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bordeaux to Nice via Marseille St Charles in around 9h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Train operators
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 Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Saint-Jean to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Routière - AIX EN PROVENCE to NICE - Gare Routière - NICE
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Zou! LER
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Bordeaux City Centre to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
53€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bordeaux to Nice bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at NICE - Gare Routière - NICE station.

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Bordeaux to Nice train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Nice is 803 km. It takes approximately 7h 27m to drive from Bordeaux to Nice.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Nice train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 34 min and costs 2€.

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