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There are 12 ways to get from Poole to Bordeaux by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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  •  8 h 34 min

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

$216 - $422

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Bus  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station 035
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 783 / ...

$59 - $96

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Car ferry, train, bus  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Rennes to Bordeaux

$115 - $172

Car ferry, train  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  5. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$170 - $240

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  2. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  3. Drive from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux

$146 - $210

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bordeaux

$318 - $395

Train to Southampton, fly to Bordeaux  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bordeaux (BOD) SOU - BOD

$71 - $185

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD

$85 - $257

Train to Southampton, fly to Bergerac, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bergerac (EGC) SOU - EGC
  3. Take the train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$117 - $506

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Bordeaux  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD

$121 - $490

Train to London Stansted, fly to Bordeaux  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD

$93 - $841

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD

$89 - $303

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 21 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs £50 - £150 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from POOLE, Dorset and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 1 min.

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The distance between Poole and Bordeaux is 413 miles.

The best way to get from Poole to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs £160 - £330.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Poole to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Poole to Bordeaux bus services, operated by National Express, depart from POOLE, Dorset station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Bordeaux is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs £160 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 21 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Poole to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 413.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Poole to Bordeaux via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Bordeaux via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris Centre - Bercy, and Paris, Paris in around 21 h 1 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $200
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
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 St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
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 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $40
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk

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Bordeaux is 1 h ahead of Poole. It is currently 10:17 PM in Poole and 11:17 PM in Bordeaux.

Air France, Flybe, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Southampton Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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