There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Bordeaux by train, car ferry, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  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

$207 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bordeaux City Center Ouibus

$50 - $74

7 alternative options

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean

$125 - $179

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bordeaux

$124 - $231

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 43 min

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

$314 - $388

Fly Southampton to Bordeaux  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bordeaux (BOD) SOU - BOD

$58 - $199

Train to Bristol, fly to Bordeaux  •  6 h 20 min

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

$110 - $470

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux  •  6 h 3 min

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

$76 - $244

Fly Southampton to Bergerac, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$104 - $520

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Bordeaux is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 20 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £40 - £150.

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The distance between Southampton and Bordeaux is 677 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Southampton to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Bordeaux City Center via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Bordeaux via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Bordeaux via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 20 h 35 min.

Airlines
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 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 57 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $900
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
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
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 - $210
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
$174
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 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bergerac to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Saint-Malo to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
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
$45 - $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
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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