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 9 min

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

$266 - $300

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Bus Ouibus  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$57 - $85

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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

$271 - $309

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

$167 - $240

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from München to Bordeaux

$130 - $200

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Bordeaux 804.8 miles

$170 - $250

Fly from Munich  •  5 h 35 min

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

$101 - $308

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 31 min

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

$211 - $503

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 20 h 55 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 35 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 9 min and costs 220€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 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 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 9 min and costs 220€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 20 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Munich to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 624.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 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 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Bordeaux via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and Stuttgart in around 20 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $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 - $210
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
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
$85 - $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
$80 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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 Stuttgart to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Ouibus

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