The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Bordeaux will cost around £ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 70.
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2 h 6 m
2 h 29 m
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Of the 12 trains that leave Paris for Bordeaux every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 499 km distance in an average of 2 h 29 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 6 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 22 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||309 miles (498 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||£73 (€82)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TGV|
Trains from Paris to Bordeaux cover the 309 miles (498 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités de nuit or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
You can travel by train between Paris and Bordeaux with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £48. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Bordeaux from Paris. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Bordeaux from Paris, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Direct trains from Paris to Bordeaux depart from Paris Montparnasse and arrive at Bordeaux St Jean taking approximately 3-4 hours on the fast TGV service. On Mondays to Saturdays the first train departs early morning with trains then departing once or twice an hour until mid-evening. On Sundays the first train departs slightly later in the morning with a frequency of one train every one to two hours until the evening.
Trains for Bordeaux depart from Paris Montparnasse, located to the southwest of the city in the Montparnasse district. The station is a major terminus for all trains bound for the south or west of France and can be easily reached from anywhere in Paris via the Metro system. For those arriving at the station from Central Paris, the Metro Line 4 takes approximately ten minutes from Chatelet to Montparnasse. The Metro runs from 5:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. and those departing outside of those times will be able to find a multitude of taxi services from anywhere in the centre of Paris.
The so-called 'sleeping city' is in fact anything but, and is instead a hubbub for culture and art in the southwest of France. The UNESCO protected city is abundant in stunning neoclassical architecture, notably the Grand Theatre, but is also home to a number of Roman, Gothic and Renaissance buildings. Trains from Paris arrive at Bordeaux St Jean, the city's main railway station located to the southeast of the centre. The station is served by Tram Line C which carries passengers to central Bordeaux in ten minutes. The city's extensive bus and tram services cease around 1:00 a.m. and after this time taxis are available from outside the station.
Some of the Paris train stations to Bordeaux you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 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.
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