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There are 7 ways to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux by bus, train, rideshare, 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.

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Bus  •  5h

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

$13 - $35

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Clermont-Ferrand to Gare de Ussel Clermont-Ferrand - Ussel / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ussel to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Ussel Bordeaux / ...

$56 - $86

Train  •  7h 38m

  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  •  4h 40m

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

$25

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux 232.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Clermont-Ferrand  •  4h 45m

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

$105 - $566

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 51m

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

$77 - $179

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 11€ - 30€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 39m.

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

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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 7h 38m.

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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 5h and costs 11€ - 30€.

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The bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean takes 5h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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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 5h and costs 11€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7h 38m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 500€ and takes 4h 45m.

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

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 5h. Ouibus also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Nevers and St-Pierre-des-Corps in around 7h 38m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Bastia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Bastia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux via Paris Orly, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 Gare de Ussel to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nevers
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nevers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
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
2h 23m
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
1h 50m
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
5h
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
5h 50m
Frequency
6 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
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m 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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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 3h 39m to drive from Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux.

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Hop! and Air France offer 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 893+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 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 train which takes 6m and costs 8€ - 12€.

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