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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Bordeaux  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GLA - BOD

$79 - $281

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Fly to Bergerac, train  •  8 h 35 min

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

$120 - $602

Train  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  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

$408 - $715

Train, bus  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Bordeaux City Centre

$106 - $153

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean

$132 - $237

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h

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

$380 - $485

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$236 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £60 - £220 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £60 - £220 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 10 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Bordeaux is 783 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 10 h 57 min and costs £310 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Bordeaux bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs £60 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £310 - £550 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Glasgow to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 783.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

easyJet and KLM fly from Glasgow to Bordeaux twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bergerac via Southampton
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Bergerac via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bergerac via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bergerac via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bergerac via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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 Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Bordeaux is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 10:25 AM in Glasgow and 11:25 AM in Bordeaux.

KLM and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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