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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Narbonne
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Girona

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Girona Airport

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Bus via Toulouse

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Gerona/Girona

Drive

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Sils

Fly Bordeaux to Barcelona, bus

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Barcelona (BCN)
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sils

Fly Bordeaux to Girona

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Girona (GRO)

Train to San Sebastian, fly to Barcelona, bus

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
  2. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Barcelona (BCN)
  3. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sils

Bordeaux to Sils by train and bus

The journey time between Bordeaux and Sils is around 10h 50m and covers a distance of around 587 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 36m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 10m. Operated by SNCF, Renfe SNCF and Sagales, the Bordeaux to Sils service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Sils - Ajuntament de Sils. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 14m
Layover time:
5h 36m
Total time:
10h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 10m
Journey distance:
587 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€82
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:34
Last service departs at:
12:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Sils train and bus schedules

France → Spain
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International entry into Spain from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Spain from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Spain

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sils is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sils is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sils is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Spain.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Sils is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Sils is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Sils. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Sils - Ajuntament de Sils via Cruïlla Aeroport de Girona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Sils is 431 km. The road distance is 558.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Sils without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs €80 - €150.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Bordeaux to Sils, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Sils is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs €80 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 9h 7m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €160 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bordeaux to Sils bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Girona Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Sils.
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  • Distance: 431 km
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Sils, Spain?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Sils via Narbonne, Girona, and Girona in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Girona Airport twice daily. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 55m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Flights from San Sebastian to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Girona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Bordeaux to Girona via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Bordeaux to Girona via Marseille, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Bordeaux St Jean to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €95
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Girona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Girona Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Toulouse to Gerona/Girona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
alsa.com
Transports Elèctrics Interurbans S.A.
Phone
+34 972204868
Email
teisa-bus@teisa-bus.com
Website
teisa-bus.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sils
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Schedules at
teisa-bus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Sils is 558 km. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Bordeaux to Sils.

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There are 698+ hotels available in Sils. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 34 min and costs €2.

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