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There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Bordeaux by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean

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Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bordeaux

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Bordeaux (BOD)

Fly from Brussels

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

Train to Paris CDG, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD)

Bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bordeaux (BOD)

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD)

Train, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Antwerpen to Lacanau
  3. Take the bus from Océan to Bibliothèque
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International entry into France from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Conditions of entry into France from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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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 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bordeaux is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Bordeaux is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Belgium from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to fly which costs €60 - €170 and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North train station station and arriving at Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Brussels and Bordeaux is 762 km. The road distance is 886.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs €130 - €180.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Brussels to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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Brussels to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bordeaux is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs €130 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 11h 50m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €170 and takes 4h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 762.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean once daily. Tickets cost €130 - €180 and the journey takes 5h 45m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 3 times a week. Tickets cost €40 - €55 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€13 - €170
Flights from Charleroi to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€130 - €160
1st Class
€150 - €180
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Antwerpen to Lacanau
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€143
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Starliner
TransGironde
Phone
0974 500 033
Website
gironde.fr
Bus from Océan to Bibliothèque
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
TransGironde

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

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

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Brussels to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bordeaux is 886 km. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from Brussels to Bordeaux.

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Ryanair, Air France and easyJet offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €8 - €10.

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