Directions from Bordeaux to Switzerland

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Geneva  •  4 h 23 min

  1. BOD - GVA

$40 - $187

10 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  4 h 22 min

  1. BOD - BSL

$50 - $247

Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 54 min

  1. BOD - ZRH

$133 - $362

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. BOD - SXB

$93 - $334

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. BOD - LYS

$73 - $180

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. BOD - MXP

$63 - $200

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

$238 - $275

Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Ec / ...

$251 - $312

Bus  •  16 h 4 min

$87 - $108

Bus, night bus  •  17 h 27 min

  1. N106

$58 - $99

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. 611.5 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Switzerland?

easyJet and Swiss fly from Bordeaux to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bordeaux to Zürich via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
ASL Airlines France
Website
aslairlines.fr
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $380
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bordeaux and Switzerland is 716 km. The road distance is 978 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Switzerland is to bus and night bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 40€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Bordeaux to Switzerland, including transfers.