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There are 10 ways to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$298 - $413

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg

$115 - $190

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Train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to München Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$295 - $347

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to München
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$139 - $205

Drive, train  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Landeck-Zams
  2. Take the train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$195 - $292

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Salzburg 893.6 miles

$190 - $280

Fly Bordeaux to Munich, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Munich (MUC) BOD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$130 - $355

Fly Bordeaux to Salzburg  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Salzburg (SZG) BOD - SZG

$162 - $1,202

Train to Toulouse, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Munich (MUC) TLS - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$155 - $355

Fly Bordeaux to Zurich, train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Zurich (ZRH) BOD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf

$212 - $501

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg is to fly which costs 140€ - 1100€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux and arriving at Salzburg via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Strasbourg and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Salzburg is 1095 km. The road distance is 1429.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 11 h 32 min and costs 250€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 32 min to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Bordeaux station.

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Bordeaux to Salzburg train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Salzburg is to train which takes 11 h 32 min and costs 250€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 23 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 1100€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

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  • Distance: 684.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 32 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, and München Hbf in around 11 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Zürich in around 23 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Basel, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Geneva, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Toulouse to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Toulouse to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Venice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Toulouse to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Bordeaux to Salzburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Train from Strasbourg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Landeck-Zams to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bordeaux to Zürich
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Zürich
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Bordeaux to Zürich
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Bordeaux to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Bordeaux to Salzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Salzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Salzburg is 1430 km. It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to drive from Bordeaux to Salzburg.

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Volotea, Swiss, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1225+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 38 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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