There are 6 ways to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux by train, plane, bus or car

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, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD

$56 - $181

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$50 - $77

4 alternative options

Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$234 - $302

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$230 - $297

Bus  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Bordeaux

$120 - $170

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Bordeaux 656.2 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 18 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht and arriving at Bordeaux. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Rotterdam Centraal and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Bordeaux is 909 km. The road distance is 1049.9 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs 200€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Bordeaux train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux is to train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs 200€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 16 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Utrecht to Bordeaux bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Bordeaux station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 567.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Bordeaux via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Chatelet/Les Halles, Les Halles, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8 h 28 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Utrecht to Bordeaux twice a week. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus

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