There are 6 ways to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N706 / ...

$13 - $35

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Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nevers Ic
  2. Take the train from Nevers to St-Pierre-des-Corps Ic
  3. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$124 - $165

Rideshare  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux 232.1 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux 232.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Clermont-Ferrand  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Bordeaux (BOD) CFE - BOD

$98 - $555

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD

$77 - $179

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Nevers and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Clermont-Ferrand and Bordeaux is 305 km. The road distance is 371.6 km.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean takes 5 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux is to bus which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Map of how to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Clermont-Ferrand, France and Bordeaux, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h. Ouibus also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Nevers and St-Pierre-des-Corps in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Nevers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $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 Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux is 372 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux.

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Air France offers flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 879+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Clermont-Ferrand and Bordeaux. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Clermont-Ferrand Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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