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There are 7 ways to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux by bus, train, night bus, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N1158 / ...

18€ - 80€

Cheapest option

Bus via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Donostia / San Sebastián Do02 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 783 / ...

16€ - 44€

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12 Largo Recorrido
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...

41€ - 80€

Night bus, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Donostia / San Sebastian Do42g
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux Pessac Conex San Sebastian > San Sebastián > Biriatou - Spain > Biriatou - France > Hendaye > Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Biarritz - Airport > Bayonne > Castets > Bordeaux Pessac > Bordeaux City Centre / ...

22€ - 30€

Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Irun Alv / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...

42€ - 78€

Rideshare  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux 337.6 km

21€

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux 337 km

40€ - 60€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 21€ and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitoria-Gasteiz and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Vitoria/Gasteiz and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Irun and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Bordeaux is 278 km. The road distance is 337 km.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs 18€ - 80€.

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The bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean takes 4h 10m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vitoria-Gasteiz station.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Vitoria/Gasteiz station.

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The best way to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs 18€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 6h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 277.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain and Bordeaux, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean every 4 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 22€ and the journey takes 4h 10m. Iberocoach also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux via Irun, Irun, Hendaia, and Hendaye in around 6h 24m.

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 Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
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 Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vitoria/Gasteiz to Irun
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastián, San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from San Sebastián, San Sebastian to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Vitoria-gasteiz to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Donostia / San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Night bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Donostia / San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Schedules at
pesa.net
Lurraldebus
Phone
943 000 117
Email
info@mugi.eus
Website
lurraldebus.eus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
Lurraldebus
Bus from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bizkaia Pasealekua 12
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
Lurraldebus
Socibus
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 San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux Pessac
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€
Book at
blablacar.es

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Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux is 337 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux.

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Book your Vitoria-Gasteiz to Bordeaux bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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

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