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There are 3 ways to get from Bordeaux to Vars by plane or train

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Fly Bordeaux to Ottawa  •  14h 46m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Ottawa (YOW) BOD - YOW

$417 - $907

Cheapest option

Fly Bordeaux to Montreal, train  •  14h 54m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Montreal (YUL) BOD - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$406 - $931

1 alternative option

Train to Toulouse, fly to Ottawa  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Ottawa (YOW) TLS - YOW

$485 - $1,051

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vars is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vars is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vars is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Canada.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Vars is to fly and train which costs 260€ - 600€ and takes 14h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Vars is to fly which costs 270€ - 600€ and takes 14h 46m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Vars is 5644 km.

It takes approximately 14h 46m to get from Bordeaux to Vars, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bordeaux Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 53m and has one stopover.

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Air Transat and Air Canada offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Vars. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 33 min and costs 2€.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Vars.
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  • Distance: 5644.3 km
  • Duration: 14h 46m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Vars, ON, Canada?

Air Canada and Air Transat fly from Bordeaux to Vars twice daily.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Bordeaux to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 6m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Flights from Bordeaux to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Toulouse to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Toulouse to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
Rail 1st Class
$65 - $95
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 Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$75 - $95
1st Class
$75 - $95

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