There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Tarbes Tgv

$60 - $70

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Tarbes N765

$14 - $25

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Tarbes 157.7 miles

$19

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Tarbes 157.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Tarbes. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Tarbes. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Tarbes is 186 km. The road distance is 252.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 60€.

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Tarbes takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes.
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  • Distance: 116.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Tarbes, France?

TGV operates a train from Bordeaux to Tarbes twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Tarbes 4 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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