There are 12 ways to get from Bordeaux to Normandy by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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  •  8 h 17 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
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Ash

$214 - $407

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Fly Bordeaux to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$55 - $212

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Train, bus, bus and ferry, drive  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Paris Nord - St-Denis université to Lille
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
  4. Drive from Folkestone/Dover to Vauxhall
  5. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

$194 - $254

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford

$115 - $173

Bus, car ferry, train  •  25 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to St Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to Portsmouth
  3. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford

$101 - $272

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to Normandy

$130 - $231

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 1 min

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

$308 - $369

Fly Bordeaux to London Luton, Tube, train, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Luton (LTN) BOD - LTN
  2. Take the Tube from Finchley Road Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  4. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$62 - $261

Fly Bordeaux to London Stansted, Tube, train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Stansted (STN) BOD - STN
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Warren Street Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  4. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane

$74 - $808

Train to Bergerac, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Bergerac
  2. Fly from Bergerac (EGC) to Southampton (SOU) EGC - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking

$131 - $526

Fly Bordeaux to Bristol, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$125 - $495

Fly Bordeaux to Southend, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Southend (SEN) BOD - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$97 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Normandy, Glaziers Lane via Lille, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Normandy is 713 km.

The best way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 8 h 17 min and costs 180€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Bordeaux to Normandy, including transfers.

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

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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 Normandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Normandy is 1 h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 9:25 AM in Bordeaux and 8:25 AM in Normandy.

Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 445.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Normandy via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, London St Pancras International LL, Redhill, Ash, and Ash, Chester Road in around 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bergerac to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redhill to Ash
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Guildford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Finchley Road Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Warren Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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
Bus from Paris Nord - St-Denis université to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to St Malo
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Normandy, Glaziers Lane
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $65
Car
$95 - $190
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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