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from Bordeaux to Arcachon

You can get from Bordeaux to Arcachon by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bordeaux to Arcachon on 8 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:07Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h52 20:59Arcachon
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20:07Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h52 20:59Arcachon
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19:06Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h52 19:58Arcachon
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08:06Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h52 08:58Arcachon
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18:35Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h52 19:27Arcachon
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Tue
7 Dec
£11SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Wed
8 Dec
£11SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Thu
9 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Fri
10 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
£10SNCF | Autocar
Sat
11 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
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Sun
12 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
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Thu
16 Dec
£10SNCF | TER
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Fri
17 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Sat
18 Dec
£10SNCF | TER
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Sun
19 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
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Mon
20 Dec
£4SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar

Travel Information to Arcachon from Bordeaux

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £4 • 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £4 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Travel 31 miles (50 km) by coach or train from Bordeaux to Arcachon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bordeaux to Arcachon.

How to Travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon

Coaches and high-speed trains ensure the journey from Bordeaux to Arcachon is a comfortable, speedy and low-cost experience. Renowned for fine wine, sprawling vineyards and lush green countryside, Bordeaux offers a myriad of sights and attractions for visitors.

Alternatively, visit St. Andre Cathedral, a fine example of French, Medieval architecture. Equally, the charming region of Arcachon boasts a host of activities. Admire this outstanding city from the Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, or marvel at the city's stunning coastline and beautiful villages from a Spirit of Bassin boat tour.

Train: SNCF Trains service the route from Bordeaux to Arcachon Station and offer a host of services throughout the day and evening. The first train of the day departs from Bordeaux-St-Jean Station at 6:35 a.m. and the last train departs at 23:55 p.m. The journey duration is approximately 50 minutes.

Bla Bla Car: Bla Bla Car usually offers a handful of routes daily from Bordeaux Coach Station to Arcachon Bus and Coach Station. The first car departs at 2:00 a.m and the final car leaves the station at 13:10 p.m. The journey duration is approximately 60 minutes. All routes are direct and, therefore, do not involve a change or a stop.

Travelling from Bordeaux to Arcachon: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon? Those looking for cheap fares from Bordeaux to Arcachon would be best advised to travel by Bla Bla Car.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon? The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon is by taking the train.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

There are 2 travel options from Bordeaux to Arcachon: coach or train.

How do I get from Bordeaux to Arcachon the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Bordeaux to Arcachon is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to Arcachon:

A train is £6 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Bordeaux to Arcachon costing on average £10.

What is the fastest way to get to Arcachon from Bordeaux?

The quickest way to travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon is by train, which takes on average 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 18 min   on average.

How far is it from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

The distance from Bordeaux to Arcachon is approximately 31 miles (50 km).

How many services a day are there between Bordeaux and Arcachon?

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Arcachon is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Arcachon from Bordeaux as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bordeaux to Arcachon:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Arcachon, Avenue du Dr Lorentz Monod (Lycée Grand Air).
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Bordeaux to Arcachon depart from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Arcachon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bordeaux to Arcachon:

  • You can go to Arcachon from Bordeaux by coach with SNCF | Autocar. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £10 with SNCF | Autocar from Bordeaux to Arcachon on Omio.
  • You can go to Arcachon from Bordeaux by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for £4 with SNCF | TER from Bordeaux to Arcachon on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Arcachon from Bordeaux?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bordeaux to Arcachon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Le Haillan or Toulouse. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bordeaux and Arcachon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Arcachon and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Bordeaux to Arcachon tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Bordeaux to Arcachon, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £10 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £4 one way.

But we recommend booking Bordeaux to Arcachon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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