There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Bordeaux by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  5 h 36 min

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

$172 - $199

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris CDG Airport
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$42 - $55

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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 - $210

Train, bus  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793 / ...

$63 - $106

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux 539.8 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 33 min

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

$128 - $284

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$90 - $307

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 32 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

$115 - $347

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 46 min

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

$124 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Calais Ferry and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 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 36 min and costs 140€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Calais to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Calais to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Calais Ferry 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 36 min and costs 140€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Bordeaux via Paris CDG Airport and Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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 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 25 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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
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
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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
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 - $210
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
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
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
$28 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
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
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
Ouibus

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