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08:01London St Pancras Intl3h22 11:23Bordeaux St Jean
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09:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 12:53Bordeaux St Jean
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Train schedule London to Bordeaux

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08:01London St Pancras Intl3h22 11:23Bordeaux St Jean
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09:31London St Pancras Intl3h22 12:53Bordeaux St Jean
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12:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 15:50Bordeaux St Jean
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14:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 17:50Bordeaux St Jean
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16:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 19:50Bordeaux St Jean
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20:01London St Pancras Intl27h21 23:22Bordeaux St Jean
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Fastest train times from London to Bordeaux

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Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

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7 h 20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

742 km

It's difficult to get from London to Bordeaux without changing at least 2 times.

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12:31London St Pancras Intl3h19 15:50Bordeaux St Jean
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Overview: Train from London to Bordeaux

distanceDistance460 miles (742 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Bordeaux cover the 460 miles (742 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 56 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Bordeaux

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Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Bordeaux train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Train information from London to Bordeaux with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 56 min
  • 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.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Bordeaux as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Bordeaux is: Fully open.

Is my return train into London from Bordeaux restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here.

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Bordeaux from London via train to be approximately 460 miles (742 km).
The train time to Bordeaux from London is on average 6 h 56 min  for the 460 miles (742 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Bordeaux by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Bordeaux, you can end your route in train stations like Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Bordeaux-Benauge and Bordeaux.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Bordeaux Saint-Jean   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 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.

If you're looking for trains from London to Bordeaux, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Bordeaux. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Bordeaux trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Bordeaux is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from London to Bordeaux at 08: 01   or take the last train from London to Bordeaux leaving at 20: 01. Look for the latest London Bordeaux train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria 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 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 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 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
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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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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 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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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 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 Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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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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