There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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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Fly Edinburgh to Bordeaux  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bordeaux (BOD) EDI - BOD

$66 - $219

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Bordeaux  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GLA - BOD

$95 - $300

Fly Edinburgh to Bergerac, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bergerac (EGC) EDI - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$132 - $410

Train  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  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

$239 - $453

Train, bus  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$280 - $428

Bus  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$74 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Bordeaux

$215 - $362

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 8 min

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

$378 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £55 - £80 and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £45 - £170 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Bordeaux is 781 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Edinburgh to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Bordeaux City Center via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Bordeaux, France?

Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 10 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Bergerac via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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