There are 9 ways to get from Caen to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$140 - $170

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$21 - $30

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Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to St-Pierre-des-Corps Ic
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$105 - $131

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Nantes
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean

$34 - $57

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Bordeaux 377.5 miles

$45

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Bordeaux 377.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly from Caen  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Bordeaux (BOD) CFR - BOD

$113 - $455

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$107 - $269

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD

$101 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Bordeaux is to train which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Caen and Bordeaux is 483 km. The road distance is 603.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Caen to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caen and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The best way to get from Caen to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

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Caen to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Hub Europe Alsa station.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 302.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Caen to Bordeaux via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Caen to Bordeaux 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Caen to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Caen to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Caen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Caen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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