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There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bordeaux (BOD) MXP - BOD

40€ - 117€

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Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Bordeaux (BOD) BGY - BOD

15€ - 87€

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LIN - BOD

67€ - 174€

Train to Lyon, fly  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD

113€ - 242€

Train to Nice, fly  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Bordeaux (BOD) NCE - BOD

59€ - 162€

Train via Paris  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv / ...

188€ - 290€

Train  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

181€ - 254€

Bus  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Turin, Turin N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre Milan > Torino - Bus station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Clermont-Ferrand > Bordeaux City Centre

29€ - 53€

Train, bus  •  22h 25m

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Tortona Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tortona to Bordeaux, St Jean 523

56€ - 82€

Drive  •  9h 41m

  1. Drive from Milan to Bordeaux 986.6 km

120€ - 180€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 14h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Milan, Milan and Torino - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Milano P.Garibaldi and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Bercy and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 31m.

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The distance between Milan and Bordeaux is 769 km. The road distance is 986.6 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Paris which takes 10h 31m and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Milan to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Milan to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs 40€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 10h 31m, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 14h 53m.

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  • Distance: 768.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Bordeaux, France?

easyJet and Air France fly from Milan to Bordeaux once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Bordeaux via Paris Gare De Lyon, Bercy, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 10h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 180€
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 400€
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Nice to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 100€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 180€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Thello
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Tortona
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Tortona
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Tortona
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Turin, Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Milano - Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Tortona to Bordeaux, St Jean
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Marozzi VT
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Milano to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Milan to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Milan to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Bordeaux is 987 km. It takes approximately 9h 41m to drive from Milan to Bordeaux.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 1950+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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