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

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Fly to Madrid  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Madrid (MAD) BOD - MAD

$40 - $307

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Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Madrid - Avénida de America Ouibus

$29 - $40

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Fly to Barcelona  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Barcelona (BCN) BOD - BCN

$38 - $170

Fly to Malaga  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Malaga (AGP) BOD - AGP

$64 - $315

Fly to Sevilla  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Sevilla (SVQ) BOD - SVQ

$68 - $387

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Alicante (ALC) BOD - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$104 - $369

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport 793

$41 - $68

Train  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  2. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$114 - $154

Rideshare  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Madrid 429.7 miles

$51

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Madrid 430.3 miles

$90 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Spain. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Cibeles via Aeropuerto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Spain is 607 km. The road distance is 688.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Spain without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Bordeaux to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Spain is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 12 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bordeaux to Spain bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Spain is 688 km. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Bordeaux to Spain.

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Volotea and Iberia offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Spain.
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  • Distance: 379.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Spain?

Iberia and Volotea fly from Bordeaux to Madrid twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Madrid once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Bordeaux to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Bordeaux to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Bordeaux to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Bordeaux to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Bordeaux to Alicante via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $1,700
Train operators
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 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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.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 Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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 Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$51
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 .

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