There are 7 ways to get from Loire Valley to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train TGV  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$72 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Tours to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$12 - $17

5 alternative options

Train via Poitiers  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Tours to Poitiers
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Cenon

$57 - $87

Rideshare  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tours to Bordeaux 217.7 miles

$26

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Loire Valley to Bordeaux 217.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Nantes, fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tours to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Bordeaux (BOD) NTE - BOD

$116 - $331

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Paris Montparnasse
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$119 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Loire Valley to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loire Valley to Bordeaux is to drive which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Loire Valley and Bordeaux is 301 km. The road distance is 348 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Loire Valley to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tours and arriving at Bordeaux City Center. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Loire Valley to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Tours and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Loire Valley, France and Bordeaux, France?

TGV operates a train from Loire Valley to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Loire Valley to Bordeaux every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Nantes to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Tours to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Poitiers to Cenon
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Tours to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Tours to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tours to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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