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

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$35 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pau to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N765

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Pau to Bordeaux 135.8 miles

$16

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 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pau and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pau and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 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 11 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Pau to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV, depart from Pau station.

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The best way to get from Pau to Bordeaux is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 30 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 11 min

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

TGV operates a train from Pau to Bordeaux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. SNCF also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pau to Bordeaux twice a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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 Pau to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Pau to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV, arrive at 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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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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