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There are 4 ways to get from Pau to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Bordeaux-St-Jean - Pau / ...

$35 - $60

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Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pau to Bordeaux 135.8 miles

$16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Bordeaux-St-Jean - Pau

$45 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Pau to Bordeaux 135.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Pau to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pau to Bordeaux is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gare de Pau and arriving at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Pau and arriving at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Pau and Bordeaux is 172 km. The road distance is 216.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pau to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Pau to Bordeaux bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, depart from Gare de Pau station.

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Pau to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Bordeaux is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Pau to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Pau, France and Bordeaux, France?

SNCF operates a train from Pau to Bordeaux twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. inOui TGV also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, SNCF Bus operates a bus from Pau to Bordeaux once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
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 Gare de Pau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
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 Pau to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Pau to Bordeaux bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Pau to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pau to Bordeaux is 216 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Pau to Bordeaux.

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There are 863+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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