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There are 9 ways to get from Rouen to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$128 - $159

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Bus FlixBus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Rouen, Rouen to Paris, Paris 742 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743 / ...

$38 - $68

7 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Nantes
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean

$46 - $68

Rideshare  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rouen to Bordeaux 408.7 miles

$41 - $46

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Rouen to Bordeaux 409 miles

$85 - $130

Fly from Rouen  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Rouen (URO) to Bordeaux (BOD) URO - BOD

$117 - $494

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$86 - $247

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD

$90 - $304

Train to Caen, fly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Caen
  2. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Bordeaux (BOD) CFR - BOD

$140 - $495

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 36€ - 40€ and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Bordeaux is to train which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rouen to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Rouen, Rouen and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 35m.

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The distance between Rouen and Bordeaux is 527 km. The road distance is 654.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs 110€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Rouen to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rouen to Bordeaux is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs 110€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 430€ and takes 8h 4m.

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There is no direct flight from Rouen Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 329.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a train from Rouen to Bordeaux via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rouen to Bordeaux via Paris, Paris in around 10h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Rouen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rouen, Rouen to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rouen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Rouen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $46
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Bordeaux is 654 km. It takes approximately 6h to drive from Rouen to Bordeaux.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Rouen Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Rouen to Bordeaux bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 893+ 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 Rouen and Bordeaux. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Rouen Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs 23€ - 28€.

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