There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Arcachon 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.

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$123 - $141

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Arcachon Ouibus

$22 - $35

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Bus, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon

$50 - $78

Rideshare  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Arcachon 405.5 miles

$49

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Arcachon 405.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Paris Orly to Bordeaux, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD
  2. Take the train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon

$70 - $223

Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD
  2. Take the train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon

$77 - $285

Fly Paris Orly to Biarritz, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Biarritz (BIQ) ORY - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Facture Biganos

$101 - $358

Fly Paris CDG to Biarritz, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Biarritz (BIQ) CDG - BIQ
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Facture Biganos

$103 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Arcachon is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Arcachon is to train which costs 100€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Arcachon. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Arcachon. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Arcachon via Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Paris and Arcachon is 539 km. The road distance is 648.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Arcachon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 100€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Paris to Arcachon, including transfers.

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Paris to Arcachon bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Arcachon train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Montparnasse station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Arcachon is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 100€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Arcachon.
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  • Distance: 336.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Arcachon, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Arcachon via Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Arcachon once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 25 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
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Alouette-France(Bor) to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Bayonne to Facture Biganos
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Arcachon
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Arcachon bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Arcachon station.

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Paris to Arcachon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arcachon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Arcachon is 649 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Paris to Arcachon.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 772+ hotels available in Arcachon. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Arcachon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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