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There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 7m

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

SFr 175 - SFr 274

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Aigle

SFr 82 - SFr 217

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Bus  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lausanne Braga > Guimaraes > Amarante > Vila Real > Chaves > Feces de Abaixo - Portugal > Feces de Abaixo - Espagne > Verin > Gudina > Benavente > Leon > Burgos > Vitoria > Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Bayonne > Bordeaux City Centre > Périgueux > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - France > Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Suisse > Geneva - Bus station > Lausanne > Berne > Zürich > Thayngen - Switzerland > Thayngen - Germany > Stuttgart - Airport / ...

SFr 90 - SFr 130

Train, bus  •  15h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Albertville Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Albertville Gare Routière to Annecy Gare Routière 51
  3. Take the train from Annecy to Annemasse L2
  4. Take the train from Annemasse to Bex Re

SFr 236 - SFr 355

Bus, train  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Annemasse L2
  3. Take the train from Annemasse to Aigle Re

SFr 93 - SFr 153

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon 825.6 km

SFr 95 - SFr 150

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 59m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS) BOD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Aigle

SFr 142 - SFr 340

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villars-sur-Ollon is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villars-sur-Ollon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Villars-sur-Ollon is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon is to bus which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 13h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 200€ and takes 7h 5m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Villars-sur-Ollon is 616 km. The road distance is 825.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon without a car is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs 160€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs 160€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 13h 42m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon is 826 km. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1079+ hotels available in Villars-sur-Ollon. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon.
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  • Distance: 615.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Villars-sur-Ollon via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon, Lausanne, Aigle, and Aigle, gare in around 9h 7m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lausanne 6 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 65 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 11h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 270
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 240
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 280
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
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Albertville
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 240
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 170 - SFr 200
1st Class
SFr 200 - SFr 240
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
SFr 65 - SFr 130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 100
Rail 1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 130
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Annecy to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Bex
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
alsa.com
Lihsa
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Albertville Gare Routière to Annecy Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
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 Annecy
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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