There are 5 ways to get from Carnac to Bordeaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Auray to Nantes
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$84 - $122

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Vannes to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 1704 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus / ...

$18 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Lorient to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 761

$44 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Carnac to Bordeaux 306 miles

$65 - $95

Fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Lorient (LRT) to Bordeaux (BOD) LRT - BOD

$231 - $833

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The cheapest way to get from Carnac to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carnac to Bordeaux is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carnac to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Carnac and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Auray, Vannes and Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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The distance between Carnac and Bordeaux is 361 km. The road distance is 489.6 km.

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The best way to get from Carnac to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 9 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Carnac to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Carnac to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vannes station.

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The best way to get from Carnac to Bordeaux is to train which takes 9 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs 190€ - 750€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lorient Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Carnac to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 225.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 33 min

What companies run services between Carnac, Bretagne, France and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Carnac to Bordeaux via Auray - Le Ballon, Auray, and Nantes in around 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Carnac to Bordeaux once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Lorient to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Auray to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lorient to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vannes to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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 Vannes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Carnac to Bordeaux is 490 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Carnac to Bordeaux.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Lorient Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Carnac to Lorient Airport is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs 90€ - 120€.

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