There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$217 - $285

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Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$40 - $180

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Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$236 - $278

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station 026
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux K780

$72 - $124

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux 718 miles

$150 - $230

Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bordeaux (BOD) FRA - BOD

$107 - $399

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bordeaux (BOD) SXB - BOD

$106 - $355

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bordeaux is 909 km. The road distance is 1148.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 7 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux is to train which takes 7 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 568.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 17 h 10 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
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 Frankfurt to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux is 1149 km. It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bordeaux.

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Lufthansa, Air France and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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