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There are 11 ways to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux by train, bus, car, car train, 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  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$194 - $386

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Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD

$28 - $746

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Train via Ebbsfleet International  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$199 - $380

Train, bus  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre

$54 - $75

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 40m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bordeaux

$298 - $365

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 8m

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

$153 - $232

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$64 - $229

Train to London City, fly to Bordeaux  •  7h 40m

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

$126 - $384

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD

$67 - $265

Train to Southend, fly to Bordeaux  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bordeaux (BOD) SEN - BOD

$85 - $345

Fly London Stansted to Bergerac, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bergerac (EGC) STN - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$62 - $471

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux is to train and bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 20h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £21 - £600 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Bordeaux is 482 miles.

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs £140 - £300.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux is to train which takes 7h and costs £140 - £300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £21 - £600 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bordeaux is 1h ahead of Chelmsford. It is currently 2:12 AM in Chelmsford and 3:12 AM in Bordeaux.

Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 481.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Bordeaux via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7h. Alternatively, Ryanair and easyJet fly from Chelmsford to Bordeaux 6 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Southend to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
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
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
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-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport is to bus which takes 34m and costs .

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