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Cheap train tickets from London to Bordeaux

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Bordeaux is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Eurostar
08:017h07
London
15:08Bordeaux
£4411One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
09:316h43
London
16:14Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
12:317h31
London
20:02Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
14:317h31
London
22:02Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
16:316h40
London
23:11Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLondon to Bordeaux

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Eurostar
08:017h07
London
15:08Bordeaux
2 changes
Eurostar
09:316h43
London
16:14Bordeaux
2 changes
Eurostar
12:317h31
London
20:02Bordeaux
2 changes
Eurostar
14:317h31
London
22:02Bordeaux
2 changes
Eurostar
16:316h40
London
23:11Bordeaux
2 changes

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Train times from London to Bordeaux

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 40 m

Average

8 h 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

742 km

To travel from London to Bordeaux you need to make at least 2 changes.

Eurostar
16:316h40
London
23:11Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
09:316h43
London
16:14Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
08:017h07
London
15:08Bordeaux
£4411One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
12:317h31
London
20:02Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes
Eurostar
14:317h31
London
22:02Bordeaux
£4861One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Bordeaux

distanceDistance460 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£481 (€533)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, Fjord Line, Eurostar, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI

Trains from London to Bordeaux cover the 460 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 11 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, Fjord Line, Eurostar, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £481, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £444. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Bordeaux-Saint-Jean.

Train providers: SNCF | TGV, Eurostar and TGV INOUI trains London to Bordeaux

SNCF | TGV, Eurostar and TGV INOUI trains will get you to Bordeaux from London from £134. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains between London and Bordeaux. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

London to Bordeaux train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £134
  • Eurostar frequency: 5 a day

Trains from London to Bordeaux

If you're planning on taking one of the rains from London to Bordeaux, you'll be glad to know there are a few trains travelling this route a couple of times a week. Your journey will either require one or two changes along the way. If you find a journey that only requires one stopover, the route you take will usually be from London St Pancras International Station to Bordeaux Saint-Jean with a stopover at Paris Gare du Nord, where you'll switch terminals and head to Gare Montparnasse station and board the last train to Saint-Jean.

When travelling on routes with more than one stopover, your train will also depart from London St Pancras and head to Paris Gare du Nord. The second option is more consistent time-wise and usually takes around 5h 25min, whereas the first option depends on the length of your stayover and can take between 5h 50min and 7h 20min.

London to Bordeaux Train Time: Daily Departures

If you're planning on taking a train with one changeover along the way, you'll typically only find a couple of these trips one day a week. Usually on a Thursday. If you take a train via Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse, requiring a couple of changes along the way, you'll find a train from London to Paris Nord twice a day.

Once you arrive at Paris Nord, you'll be able to take the subway to Gare du Nord, which departs every 10min or so. Gare du Nord to Montparnasse-Bienvenue usually takes around 15min and then you have a 10min walk from there to Paris Montparnasse station. Trains from Paris Montparnasse heading to Bordeaux Saint-Jean depart once hourly and will take approximately 2h.

How long is the journey by train from London to Bordeaux?

Your travel time from London to Bordeaux will depend entirely on the route you decide to take and the day you travel. If you're travelling on a Thursday on a route that requires a single change along the way, you'll be travelling from London St Pancras to Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Gare Montparnasse and your stopover can be anywhere from 1h 25min to 2h 50min depending on the time of day.

On the other hand, when travelling on a train route requiring two stops, your travel time will be more consistent, usually around 5h 25min. These trips travel from St Pancras to Bordeaux Saint-Jean via Paris Nord and Paris Montparnasse with minimal transfer times between them. The distance covered by these trains is roughly 460 miles (742 km).

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Bordeaux?

Departure train station: Your departure station for all trains between London and Bordeaux will be London St Pancras International Station, which is located roughly 2 miles (3.2 km) from Central London and will take around 20min by car or taxi. London St Pancras is home to a wide variety of on-site restaurants, cafes, and bars, as well as an international gift shop where you can purchase souvenirs for your loved ones. Some of the other facilities you can find at the station include charging points for your devices, accessible and standard toilets, baby-changing facilities, ticketing offices, phone booths, a pharmacy, and waiting areas.

Arrival train station: Your arrival station for all of these journeys will be Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station, the main station serving the city of Bordeaux. It's less than half a mile from the city centre and about a 6min walk. There are three parts to the station, the arrival hall, the departure hall, and the cafeteria in the middle, where you can get a bit to eat. Some of the other facilities you'll find at the station include waiting rooms, accessible and standard bathrooms, currency exchange, lost and found, ATMs, a police station, a passenger centre, and self-service luggage storage facilities. You'll also have access to trams, buses, and taxis at the entrance of the train station.

Bordeaux Street Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from London to Bordeaux?

All of the train journeys operating between these two destinations will be handled by the same train companies. The first leg of your journey from London St Pancras to Paris will be operated by Eurostar, one of the leading high-speed train operators in the UK offering direct routes between London and Paris. Once you arrive in Paris and ake the transition to Paris Montparnasse station, the last leg of your journey will be operated by TGV INOUI, a premium TGV train service in France operated by SNCF.

Eurostar trains from London to Bordeaux

Eurostar is the first and only high-speed train operating routes from London to mainland Europe and includes destinations like Paris, Lille, Brussels, and Amsterdam. They operate the first leg of all train rides from London to Bordeaux and depart from London St Pancras International Station. These routes are direct and operate at least twice a day. Once you arrive in Paris, you'll disembark the Eurostar train and board a train operated by a new company.

Train London to Bordeaux: Services on Board

One of the best things about travelling with Eurostar is there is no restriction on luggage, except that you must be able to carry the luggage onboard yourself without any assistance. You are also not limited in terms of food and liquid so pack to your heart's content.

The only animals allowed on Eurostar trains are assistance animals. You will be able to travel with foldable bikes on Eurostar trains, but space may be limited when it comes to standard bikes. We suggest calling ahead to book a space if they're available. If you're travelling with a disability, Eurostar is committed to helping you but request that you contact them ahead of time, preferably 48h in advance, to ensure you receive the assistance you need.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Bordeaux?

There are several ways to ensure you get the best deals possible. To start with, you'll want to book your tickets with flexible dates to make sure you capitalise on any deals offered on different days. You'll also find weekday travel cheaper than weekend travel. Book your tickets as far in advance as you can to take advantage of early bird prices, and take advantage of any student or senior discount if possible.

Bordeaux Plaza Icon. Source: Shutterstock

To Bordeaux by train—travel tips

Bordeaux is a port city in France well-known for its Gothic architecture and famed wine. It may not be as busy and hectic as Paris, but it's equally as beautiful and offers guests several sights and activities to explore and indulge in. If you're interested in learning about the wine in and from the region, explore the wine-related exhibits held in the modern space of Cite du vin.

One of the most famous architectural pieces in the city is the Bordeaux Cathedral from the 11th century and well worth a visit. France wouldn't be France without its art offerings and Bordeaux is the same way. To check out some local art and artefacts, visit the Musee d'Aquitaine or the Museum of Fine Arts.

For some contemporary art, you can make your way to the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art held in an old warehouse. Place de la Bourse is one of the city's most recognisable sights and has been recognised on the UNESCO World Heritage list as an "outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" and sits within the historical part of the city.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Bordeaux leave from St Pancras International, which is situated on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden. First opened in 1868, it stands out for its impressive Victorian architecture and has a shopping centre and a bus station. It's connected to King's Cross St Pancras Station by a pedestrian subway, making it easily accessible via National Rail and six London Underground lines including Hammersmith & City, Circle, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria.

Getting into Bordeaux by Train

It may take longer to get to than Paris, but Bordeaux offers all of the French capital's chic way of life in a far more relaxed and picturesque setting. The entire historic old town has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, of course, Bordeaux is a wine aficionado's dream. Trains from London to Bordeaux stop at Paris Gare du Nord. From here it's a 40-minute Metro underground train or taxi ride to Paris Gare Montparnasse to board the TGV train. Arrival is at Bordeaux St-Jean, which is on Rue Charles Domercq, only 4km from the city centre. A tramway (Tram C) offers easy transportation into the city and runs at frequent intervals throughout the day.

FAQs: London to Bordeaux train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Bordeaux easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Bordeaux.
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Cheap train tickets from London to Bordeaux can start from as little as £444 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Bordeaux is £481; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Bordeaux is 6 h 11 min   to travel the 460 mile long route, with around there are 5 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Bordeaux leaves at 08: 01. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Bordeaux leaves at 20: 01.
There are 5 trains a day from London to Bordeaux which require at least one change with SNCF | TGV INOUI, Fjord Line, Eurostar, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from London to Bordeaux with SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI. Overall you can travel with the following companies: SNCF | TGV INOUI, Fjord Line, Eurostar, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI.
The high-speed Eurostar train from London to Bordeaux takes around 6 h 11 min.
Take the London to Bordeaux train with SNCF | TGV INOUI, Fjord Line, Eurostar, SNCF | TGV, Eurostar or TGV INOUI. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from London to Bordeaux as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Bordeaux, you can end your trip in train stations like Bordeaux-Saint-Jean, Bordeaux and Bordeaux-Benauge.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bordeaux-Saint-Jean, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

You have options as you can travel to Bordeaux from London 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Bordeaux

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London Waterloo is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Bordeaux.
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transport options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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