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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Rome  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bordeaux (BOD) FCO - BOD

61€ - 256€

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Fly from Rome Ciampino  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Bordeaux (BOD) CIA - BOD

19€ - 140€

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Train to Naples, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Bordeaux (BOD) NAP - BOD

40€ - 279€

Train via Paris  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

237€ - 404€

Train  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Bordeaux St Jean

179€ - 340€

Bus  •  22h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Turin N521 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre Milan > Torino - Bus station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Clermont-Ferrand > Bordeaux City Centre

56€ - 69€

Drive  •  14h 15m

  1. Drive from Rome to Bordeaux 1501.8 km

180€ - 270€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bordeaux is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bordeaux is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bordeaux is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 22h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 19€ - 140€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Torino - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Torino Porta Susa, Bercy and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 17m.

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The distance between Rome and Bordeaux is 1105 km. The road distance is 1501.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Paris which takes 14h 17m and costs 230€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Rome to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Rome to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Bordeaux train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 6h 39m and costs 60€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 230€ - 410€ and takes 14h 17m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 22h 5m.

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  • Distance: 1105.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Bordeaux, France?

easyJet, Air France and 12 other airlines fly from Rome to Bordeaux hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Bordeaux via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Bercy, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 14h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
15€ - 140€
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 100€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
70€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 120€
Rail 1st Class
100€ - 150€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nice-Ville to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Turin
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Torino - Bus station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rome to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Rome to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Bordeaux is 1502 km. It takes approximately 14h 15m to drive from Rome to Bordeaux.

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Ryanair, KLM, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 811+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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