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There are 6 ways to get from Bordeaux to Versailles by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv / ...

66€ - 130€

Cheapest option

Night bus, train  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Hendaye > Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Biarritz - Airport > Bayonne > Capbreton - Hossegor > Dax > Castets > Bordeaux City Centre > Tours > Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the train from Massy Palaiseau to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles C

26€ - 32€

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Bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Versailles, Versailles N1162 / ...

30€ - 70€

Rideshare  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Versailles 577.2 km

37€

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Versailles 577.1 km

65€ - 95€

Fly, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BOD - CDG
  2. Take the train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles

65€ - 227€

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Versailles is to night bus and train which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Versailles is to train which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Versailles, Versailles. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Versailles. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Versailles Chantiers via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Versailles is 487 km. The road distance is 577.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Versailles without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Bordeaux to Versailles, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Versailles is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 9h 20m.

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  • Distance: 486.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 hourly. Tickets cost 85€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 4m. SNCF also services this route once a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Versailles, Versailles hourly. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 20m. ALSA also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
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 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Massy Palaiseau to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Transilien
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
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, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Versailles, Versailles
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Versailles
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com
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
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Versailles
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
37€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bordeaux to Versailles bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Versailles, Versailles station.

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Bordeaux to Versailles train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Versailles is 577 km. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Bordeaux to Versailles.

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Air France offers flights from Bordeaux Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Versailles train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Bordeaux to Versailles bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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There are 19538+ hotels available in Versailles. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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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 1€ - 2€.

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