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Train Information between Bristol and Bordeaux

distanceDistance465 miles (750 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Bordeaux cover the 465 miles (750 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 2 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Bristol, United Kingdom to Bordeaux, France?

Travel by train between Bristol, United Kingdom and Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bordeaux from Bristol restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Bristol?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bristol to Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bordeaux, France to Bristol, United Kingdom?

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bristol from Bordeaux?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Bordeaux?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bristol from Bordeaux.

How many miles is it from Bristol to Bordeaux by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Bristol to Bordeaux via train to be approximately 465 miles (750 km).
How long is the train journey between Bristol and Bordeaux?
The train time to Bordeaux from Bristol is on average 12 h 2 min  for the 465 miles (750 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol to Bordeaux by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Bristol goes to Bordeaux? Which train station do I come into Bordeaux from Bristol?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bristol.

The most popular arrival train station, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Bordeaux.

How many trains per day are there from Bristol to Bordeaux?
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Bordeaux is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Bordeaux
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip between Bristol and Bordeaux.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30 | Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376