There are 9 ways to get from Plymouth to Bordeaux by train, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$302 - $585

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$60 - $85

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Car ferry, train  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  2. Take the train from Morlaix to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  4. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$141 - $287

Car ferry, bus  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  2. Take the bus from Roscoff Ferry to Quimper Gare Routière 60
  3. Take the bus from Quimper to Lorient
  4. Take the bus from Lorient to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 761

$71 - $182

Car ferry, drive  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  2. Drive from Roscoff to Bordeaux

$121 - $248

Train to Exeter, fly  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Bordeaux (BOD) EXT - BOD

$173 - $666

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD

$132 - $519

Train to Newquay, fly  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Newquay
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Bordeaux (BOD) NQY - BOD

$103 - $397

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$167 - $422

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 23 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Bordeaux is to train and fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs £100 - £400.

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The distance between Plymouth and Bordeaux is 670 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Plymouth to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Bordeaux City Center via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Bordeaux via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Bordeaux via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 23 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Norwich, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to Bordeaux via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Newquay to Bordeaux via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Newquay to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Norwich, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to Bordeaux via Stuttgart, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Exeter to Bordeaux via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Roscoff Ferry to Quimper Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Quimper to Lorient
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lorient to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120

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