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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 24 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:39Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h53 09:32Arcachon
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19:35Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h53 20:28Arcachon
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08:04Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h53 08:57Arcachon
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18:04Bordeaux Saint-Jean0h53 18:57Arcachon
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Tue
24 May
£11SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Wed
25 May
£4SNCF | TER
£11SNCF | Autocar
Thu
26 May
£4SNCF | TER
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Fri
27 May
£4SNCF | TER
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Sat
28 May
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Sun
29 May
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Mon
30 May
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Tue
31 May
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Wed
1 Jun
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2 Jun
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3 Jun
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4 Jun
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Travel Information to Arcachon from Bordeaux

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 1 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Take a coach or train to travel 31 miles (50 km) between Bordeaux and Arcachon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. 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: Travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon

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FAQs

How do I travel from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Arcachon from Bordeaux?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Arcachon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Arcachon:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bordeaux to Arcachon costing on average £11.

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

The fastest way to get to Arcachon from Bordeaux is by train with an average travel time of 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Arcachon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Arcachon by coach can take on average 1 h 18 min.

How many miles from Bordeaux to Arcachon would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Arcachon is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Bordeaux and in Arcachon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bordeaux to Arcachon:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Arcachon, Avenue du Dr Lorentz Monod (Lycée Grand Air).
  • Trains most often depart from Bordeaux at Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Arcachon at Arcachon.

Which travel operators can get me from Bordeaux to Arcachon?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Arcachon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with SNCF | Autocar for coaches to Arcachon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | Autocar Bordeaux to Arcachon tickets on Omio for £11.
  • SNCF | TER can get you to Arcachon by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TER from Bordeaux to Arcachon for £11 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Arcachon from Bordeaux?

Your journey from Bordeaux to Arcachon doesn't have to end in Arcachon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Le Haillan or Toulouse. If you’d like to add Paris, Le Haillan or Toulouse to your Bordeaux to Arcachon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Arcachon today!

How early should I book 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 purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £11 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £11 one way for this trip.

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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