There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly to Porto, Metro  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Porto (OPO) BOD - OPO
  2. Take the Metro from Senhora da Hora to Matosinhos Sul

$54 - $276

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Bus Ouibus  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios Ouibus

$45 - $60

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Fly to Lisbon  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lisbon (LIS) BOD - LIS

$50 - $265

Train, Trenhotel  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the train from Irun to Medina del Campo Ir
  3. Take the Trenhotel from Medina del Campo to Coimbra B
  4. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$150 - $229

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon 793 / ...

$45 - $130

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lisbon Oriente

$81 - $183

Drive  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Lisbon 721.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Portugal is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Portugal is to fly and Metro which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Hendaia, Irun, Medina del Campo and Coimbra-B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Portugal is 803 km. The road distance is 1155 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Portugal without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Bordeaux to Portugal, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Portugal is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 40€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 501.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Portugal?

easyJet, TAP Portugal and two other airlines fly from Bordeaux to Lisbon 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Lisbon once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Porto via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lisbon via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,800
Train operators
Metro do Porto
Phone
+351 22 508 1000
Email
metro@metro-porto.pt
Website
metrodoporto.pt
Train from Senhora da Hora to Matosinhos Sul
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
metrodoporto.pt
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 Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Medina del Campo
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Medina del Campo to Coimbra B
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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