There are 8 ways to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train TGV  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$195 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to St Malo N701

$28 - $50

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Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes Ic
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$97 - $139

Bus, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Rennes Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$34 - $48

Rideshare  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo 331.2 miles

$40

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo 331.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Rennes, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Rennes (RNS) BOD - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo

$109 - $293

Fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nantes (NTE) BOD - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo

$126 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo is to rideshare which costs 34€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux and arriving at St Malo. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at St Malo via Paris Montparnasse and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Saint-Malo is 437 km. The road distance is 530.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 160€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Bordeaux station.

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Bordeaux to Saint-Malo train services, operated by TGV, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 160€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo.
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  • Distance: 273.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Saint-Malo, France?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo via Paris Montparnasse and Rennes in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Nantes
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
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
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $27
1st Class
$38 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rennes
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bordeaux to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at St Malo station.

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Bordeaux to Saint-Malo train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Malo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Saint-Malo is 531 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Bordeaux to Saint-Malo.

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Chalair Aviation offers flights from Bordeaux Airport to Rennes Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Saint-Malo train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Bordeaux to Saint-Malo bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1090+ hotels available in Saint-Malo. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Saint-Malo. 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 33 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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