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

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Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean Intercités / ...

€30 - €65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€11 - €17

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulouse to Bordeaux 244.7 km

€15 - €19

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Bordeaux 244.5 km

€27 - €40

Fly  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Bordeaux (BOD) TLS - BOD

€30 - €120

Toulouse → Bordeaux
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The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Bordeaux is to bus which costs €11 - €17 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Bordeaux is to train which costs €30 - €65 and takes 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toulouse Matabiau and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Toulouse and Bordeaux is 212 km. The road distance is 244.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €30 - €65.

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The train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean takes 2h 6m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Toulouse to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Toulouse station.

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

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Bordeaux is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs €30 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 2h 50m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €120 and takes 4h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 211.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

SNCF operates a train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean every 4 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €65 and the journey takes 2h 6m. TGV inOui also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre every 4 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 50m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Bastia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €110
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€26 - €130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €460
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Bordeaux via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€240 - €460
Train operators
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Bus operators
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 Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Toulouse to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Toulouse Airport to Bordeaux Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Toulouse to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Bordeaux is 244 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Toulouse to Bordeaux.

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Iberia, Brussels Airlines, Aer Lingus and eight other airlines offer flights from Toulouse Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Toulouse to Bordeaux train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Toulouse to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €8.

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