There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Bordeaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$191 - $238

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Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743 / ...

$30 - $160

6 alternative options

Train, RER, bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Izy
  2. Take the RER from Paris Musee d'Orsay to Arpajon RER / ...
  3. Take the bus from Arpajon to Gare de Bordeaux

$77 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bordeaux 553.9 miles

$110 - $180

Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRU - BOD

$66 - $254

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Bordeaux (BOD) LIL - BOD

$87 - $316

Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bordeaux (BOD) CRL - BOD

$42 - $183

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$147 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bordeaux is 762 km. The road distance is 886.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 160€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Brussels to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Brussels to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 160€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Brussels to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 476.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Bordeaux via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Bordeaux once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 11 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $65
Transilien
Website
transilien.com
Train from Musee D Orsay to Arpajon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
transilien.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Arpajon to Gare de Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bordeaux is 886 km. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Brussels to Bordeaux.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, KLM and Hop! offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Bordeaux bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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