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There are 10 ways to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux by train, bus and ferry, bus, car train, car, car ferry 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  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$179 - $328

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Bus  •  17 h 5 min

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

$34 - $47

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 20 min

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

$96 - $149

Eurotunnel, drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$329 - $398

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$138 - $211

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$85 - $251

Train to London City, fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bordeaux (BOD) LCY - BOD

$146 - $412

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD

$85 - $291

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD

$68 - $810

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bordeaux (BOD) SEN - BOD

$122 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs £65 - £230 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Canterbury and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Bordeaux is 454 miles.

The best way to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs £130 - £260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux is to train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs £130 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 454 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Bordeaux via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to Bordeaux via Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 17 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Southend to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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.

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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
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 Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Bordeaux is 1 h ahead of Canterbury. It is currently 5:10 AM in Canterbury and 6:10 AM in Bordeaux.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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