There are 9 ways to get from London to Bordeaux by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$182 - $363

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Bus  •  17 h 10 min

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

$40 - $60

7 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Drive from London to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Bordeaux

$136 - $248

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 43 min

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

$298 - $365

Fly London Gatwick to Bordeaux  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$52 - $219

Train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD

$54 - $246

Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD

$53 - $778

Train to Southampton, fly to Bordeaux  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bordeaux (BOD) SOU - BOD

$82 - $201

Fly London City to Bergerac, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bergerac (EGC) LCY - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$236 - $949

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bordeaux is to fly which costs £35 - £170 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between London and Bordeaux is 464 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from London to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Bordeaux City Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from London to Bordeaux via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 17 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from London City to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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