There are 6 ways to get from Ireland to Bordeaux by plane, bus and ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bordeaux (BOD) DUB - BOD

$69 - $366

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus via Paris Centre - Bercy  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre

$69 - $96

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$244 - $499

Bus and ferry, bus  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean

$112 - $190

Carferry, drive  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bordeaux

$131 - $231

Train, carferry, bus  •  36 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Take the bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF 60
  4. Take the train from Quimper to Nantes
  5. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$181 - $278

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ireland to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 57 min.

More details

The distance between Ireland and Bordeaux is 1042 km.

The best way to get from Ireland to Bordeaux without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 16 h 57 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Ireland to Bordeaux, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

Search flights

Ireland to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

More details

Bordeaux is 1 h ahead of Ireland. It is currently 5:50 PM in Ireland and 6:50 PM in Bordeaux.

British Airways, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from Ireland to Bordeaux.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 651.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Ireland and Bordeaux, France?

Aer Lingus, KLM and three other airlines fly from Swords to Bordeaux every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Quimper to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $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
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 Lille to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Ireland to Dublin Airport is to line 41 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

More details