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There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Bordeaux by train, bus, 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.

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$262 - $296

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Fly from Munich  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bordeaux (BOD) MUC - BOD

$101 - $308

6 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$269 - $297

Train, bus  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Bordeaux

$159 - $230

Bus Eurolines CH  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Bordeaux Ouibus

$206 - $335

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from München to Bordeaux

$130 - $190

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Bordeaux 804.8 miles

$170 - $250

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bordeaux (BOD) ZRH - BOD

$215 - $498

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from München and arriving at Bordeaux. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 28 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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The distance between Munich and Bordeaux is 999 km. The road distance is 1287.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 220€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Munich to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Munich to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from München station.

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Munich to Bordeaux train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Bordeaux is to train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 220€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 170€ - 300€ and takes 20 h 42 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 624.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Munich to Bordeaux via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Bordeaux via Zürich, Sihlquai/HB and Zürich in around 20 h 42 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zürich to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Munich to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Bordeaux station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Bordeaux is 1288 km. It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to drive from Munich to Bordeaux.

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Volotea, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Munich Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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