There are 5 ways to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train TGV  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ruffec to Angouleme
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$42 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruffec - Salle des Grands Rocs to Angoulême - SNCF 23 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ruffec to Bordeaux-St-Jean

$30 - $45

Rideshare  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ruffec to Bordeaux 100.4 miles

$10 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Ruffec to Bordeaux 100.4 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux is to bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ruffec to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Ruffec - Salle des Grands Rocs and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Angoulême. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ruffec and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Ruffec and Bordeaux is 145 km. The road distance is 160.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Ruffec to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, depart from Ruffec - Salle des Grands Rocs station.

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Ruffec to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Ruffec station.

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The best way to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Ruffec to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Ruffec, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Ruffec to Bordeaux via Angouleme in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ruffec to Bordeaux via Angoulême - SNCF and Angoulême in around 3 h 13 min.

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 Ruffec to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Ruffec to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $51
Bus operators
Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Phone
05 49 18 59 27
Email
transport16@nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Ruffec - Salle des Grands Rocs to Angoulême - SNCF
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
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 Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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 Ruffec to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Ruffec to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Ruffec to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruffec to Bordeaux is 161 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Ruffec to Bordeaux.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ruffec and Bordeaux. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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