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There are 6 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean

Train via Juvisy

  1. Take the train from Juvisy to Bordeaux-St-Jean

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Bordeaux

Drive

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux

Fly

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD)

Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux by train

The train journey time between Gare de Lyon and Bordeaux is around 4h 26m and covers a distance of around 561 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 26m. Operated by Transilien and TGV inOui, the Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Bordeaux-St-Jean. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 9m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
4h 26m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 26m
Train distance:
561 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€89
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:25
Last train departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux train schedules

Gare de Lyon → Bordeaux
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bordeaux is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bordeaux is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bordeaux is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux is to bus which costs €18 - €35 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux is to train which costs €95 - €130 and takes 2h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Juvisy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Bordeaux is 499 km. The road distance is 582.2 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs €95 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Juvisy station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs €95 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €35 and takes 7h 56m, you could also fly, which costs €55 - €210 and takes 3h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 498.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Bordeaux, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean hourly. Tickets cost €85 - €110 and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean every 4 hours. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 35m. Blablabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Juvisy to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux is 582 km. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Bordeaux.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 253+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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