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There are 10 ways to get from Bordeaux to Normandy by train, night bus, bus and ferry, car, bus, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$214 - $371

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$53 - $216

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Night bus, train, bus and ferry, drive  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau
  2. Take the train from Massy TGV to Lille Europe Tgv
  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

$147 - $200

Bus  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris, Paris 793 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford

$85 - $139

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h

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

$126 - $242

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

$306 - $367

Fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BOD - LHR

$88 - $291

Fly to London Stansted, subway, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Stansted (STN) BOD - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Vauxhall station
  3. Take the train from Vauxhall to Guildford

$69 - $804

Fly to London Luton, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to London Luton (LTN) BOD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Ash

$74 - $283

Fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 28 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

$94 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 57 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 Paris, Paris, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 51 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 47 min and costs 180€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 47 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 best way to get from Bordeaux to Normandy is to train which takes 8 h 47 min and costs 180€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 19 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 24 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 Normandy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 445.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 47 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, Ashford(Kent) Int., Ashford International, London Waterloo East, London Waterloo, and Guildford in around 8 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Normandy via Paris, Paris, London, London Victoria Coach Station, Guildford, Tesco, and Friary Bus Station in around 19 h 51 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Bordeaux to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $3,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Massy TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 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
London Underground (Tube)
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
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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
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
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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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Normandy is 1 h behind Bordeaux. It is currently 10:25 AM in Bordeaux and 9:25 AM in Normandy.

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

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There are 394+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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