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There are 7 ways to get from Valencia to Bordeaux by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Valencia  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Bordeaux (BOD) VLC - BOD

83€ - 475€

Cheapest option

Bus via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Centre San Sebastián > Hendaye > Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Biarritz - Airport > Bayonne > Bordeaux Pessac > Bordeaux City Centre / ...

41€ - 46€

5 alternative options

Train to Alicante, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Bordeaux (BOD) ALC - BOD

96€ - 324€

Train via Barcelona  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...

130€ - 181€

Bus  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Burdeos

45€ - 140€

Train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Zaragoza Delicias Ir
  2. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Irun A / ...
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

98€ - 145€

Drive  •  7h 51m

  1. Drive from Valencia to Bordeaux 502.4 miles

90€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Bordeaux is to bus via Donostia / San Sebastián which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 80€ - 480€ and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Burdeos. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Barcelona Sants and Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

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The distance between Valencia and Bordeaux is 597 km. The road distance is 803.8 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Barcelona which takes 10h 45m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Valencia to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Valencia to Bordeaux bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Bordeaux train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs 80€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can train via Barcelona, which costs 130€ - 190€ and takes 10h 45m, you could also bus via Donostia / San Sebastián, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 373.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Bordeaux, France?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Valencia to Bordeaux twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Bordeaux via Barcelona Sants and Toulouse-Matabiau in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 950€
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 1500€
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 170€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Irun
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
45€ - 75€
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
45€ - 70€
Bus operators
Bilman Bus
Phone
902 999 748
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Valencia to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
33€
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
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 San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Ouibus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia to Burdeos
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Valencia to Bordeaux bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Burdeos station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Bordeaux is 804 km. It takes approximately 7h 51m to drive from Valencia to Bordeaux.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at 65€ per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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