There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GVA - BOD

$47 - $201

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 32 min

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

$75 - $180

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Bordeaux Ouibus

$60 - $130

Train, bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Bordeaux

$64 - $106

Bus, train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Périgueux
  2. Take the train from Perigueux to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$74 - $94

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bordeaux 437.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bordeaux is to bus and train which costs SFr 70 - SFr 95 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bordeaux is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 200 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève and arriving at Bordeaux. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Bordeaux is 545 km. The road distance is 700.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Geneva to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 130 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Geneva to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bordeaux station.

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  • Distance: 340.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bordeaux, France?

easyJet, Air France and Swiss fly from Geneva to Bordeaux 5 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Geneva to Bordeaux 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Perigueux to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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eurolines.ch
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 Geneva - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bordeaux is 700 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Geneva to Bordeaux.

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Swiss, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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