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There are 6 ways to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

193€ - 336€

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Bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris 793 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station 800 / ...

33€ - 63€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  3. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401

157€ - 208€

Drive  •  9h 55m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Utrecht 1050.2 km

130€ - 190€

Fly, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BOD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

65€ - 161€

Bus, shuttle, train  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bibliothèque to Maubuisson 710
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Carcans Plage to Den Haag
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

155€ - 170€

Bordeaux to Utrecht by buses

The bus journey time between Bordeaux and Utrecht is around 16h 39m and covers a distance of around 1060 km. The fastest bus normally takes 15h 5m. Operated by FlixBus and Blablabus, the Bordeaux to Utrecht bus service departs from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrives in Utrecht Central Station. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
16h 39m
Fastest bus time:
15h 5m
Buses per week:
13
Cheapest price:
43€
Carbon emissions:
132 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
01:20
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Utrecht bus schedules

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 15h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost 60€ - 170€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Utrecht station. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Utrecht Central Station via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 12m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Utrecht is 909 km. The road distance is 1050.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 7h 12m and costs 190€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht is to train which takes 7h 12m and costs 190€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 15h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 908.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Utrecht via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 7h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Utrecht via Paris in around 15h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 130€
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 130€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Train operators
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
150€ - 180€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Website
Thalys
Standard
95€ - 140€
Comfort
110€ - 150€
Premium
140€ - 200€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€
Website
Bravo
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
TransGironde
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Carcans Plage to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
143€
Book at
Starliner

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bordeaux to Utrecht bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Utrecht Central Station.

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Bordeaux to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Utrecht is 1050 km. It takes approximately 9h 55m to drive from Bordeaux to Utrecht.

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Air France, easyJet, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at 75€ 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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