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There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Bordeaux by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 via Paris Montparnasse  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$171 - $198

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Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$31 - $43

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$171 - $199

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743

$87 - $134

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux 539.8 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$127 - $283

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Bordeaux (BOD) LIL - BOD

$89 - $306

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRU - BOD

$118 - $377

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD

$114 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Calais and Bordeaux is 703 km. The road distance is 863.7 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Calais to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Calais to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bordeaux is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 140€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Bordeaux via Paris Nord, Gare De L'est, Gare Montparnasse., and Paris Montparnasse in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Bordeaux via Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
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 Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 - $200
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Bus operators
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 Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Calais to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Bordeaux is 864 km. It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to drive from Calais to Bordeaux.

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

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