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Train Information to Bordeaux from Basel

distanceDistance432 miles (696 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£162 (€183)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Basel to Bordeaux cover the 432 miles (696 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £162, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £86. Travellers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

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Trains from Basel to Bordeaux
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Basel, Switzerland to Bordeaux, France?

Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Bordeaux, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Basel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bordeaux, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 22/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Basel to Bordeaux before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Bordeaux, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Basel, Switzerland from Bordeaux is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Basel from Bordeaux restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bordeaux?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Basel from Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Bordeaux from Basel?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Basel to Bordeaux to cost as little as £86  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Basel to Bordeaux cost on average?
The Basel to Bordeaux train ticket price is on average £162  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Basel to Bordeaux?
The train distance from Basel to Bordeaux is around 432 miles (696 km).
How long is the train from Basel to Bordeaux?
The Basel to Bordeaux train duration is on average 7 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 432 miles (696 km) between Basel and Bordeaux. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Basel to Bordeaux do I depart from? Which Bordeaux train station from Basel do I arrive in?

Some of the Basel train stations to Bordeaux you can start your journey from include Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bordeaux include Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Basel SBB   and arriving in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

Where is the train station in Basel to go to Bordeaux? Where is the train station in Bordeaux located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Basel SBB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bordeaux Saint-Jean and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Bordeaux.

How many train services per day are there between Basel and Bordeaux?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Basel to Bordeaux. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Basel to Bordeaux? When is the last train from Basel to Bordeaux?
The first train from Basel to Bordeaux leaves at 04: 37   and the last train for this leaves at 14: 21. Omio shows you the latest train from Basel to Bordeaux times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I purchase Basel Bordeaux train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Basel and Bordeaux to cost on average £162 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Basel to Bordeaux train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Basel
Bordeaux
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your journey to Bordeaux.