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There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 2m

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

$40 - $70

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Rideshare  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Tarbes 157.7 miles

$19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 21m

  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 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Tarbes is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Tarbes. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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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 3h 2m and costs 35€ - 60€.

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Tarbes takes 3h 2m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Bordeaux to Tarbes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Tarbes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Tarbes is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Bordeaux to Tarbes.

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  • Distance: 116.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Bordeaux to Tarbes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 3h 2m. SNCF also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Tarbes
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
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
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There are 274+ hotels available in Tarbes. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux and Tarbes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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