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from Manchester to Bordeaux

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Bordeaux on 24 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10Manchester Airport14h20 21:30Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£1771One-way
Cheapest
06:10Manchester Airport14h20 21:30Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£1771One-way
Other options
06:10Manchester Airport9h55 17:05Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£2181One-way
17:35Manchester Airport13h20 07:55Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£2081One-way
17:35Manchester Airport14h55 09:30Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£2411One-way

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23 Oct
£205HOP!
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24 Oct
£177Air France
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25 Oct
£86easyJet
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26 Oct
£112Air France

Travel Information from Manchester to Bordeaux

distanceDistance600 miles (968 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 600 miles (968 km) by flight between Manchester and Bordeaux. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bordeaux.

How to Travel from Manchester to Bordeaux

A variety of options are available to passengers wishing to travel from Manchester to Bordeaux by air, rail or bus. Manchester is famous for its vibrant nightlife, however, there is a myriad of things to see and do in the city, such as the highly popular Museum of Science and Industry. Bordeaux, on the other hand, is famed for its excellent wines and enthusiasts will find the St-Emilion or Medoc wine tour fascinating.

Train: The journey from Manchester by train begins at Piccadilly Station and involves one change at London, St. Pancreas. The route from Manchester to London is served by Virgin Trains and the journey duration is approximately two hours and thirty minutes. There are multiple services throughout the day with the first departure at 7:30 a.m. The route from St. Pancreas to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Station is served by Eurostar, with trains departing throughout the day, usually once per hour. The total duration of the journey is approximately 12 hours.

Bus: The journey by bus involves one stop and change at London Victoria Coach Station. The journey begins at Manchester Bus and Coach Station, where multiple daily services are offered and the route is served by National Express. Flixbus, National Express and Ouibus serve the route from London Victoria to Gare Saint-Jean Station, with coaches departing approximately every two hours. The total duration of the journey is 22 hours.

Flight: KLM, AirFrance and easyJet offer multiple flights daily from Manchester to Bordeaux. The departure airport is Manchester International and the arrival airport is Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport. The duration of the journey is approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes and involves one stop.

Travelling from Manchester to Bordeaux: Travel Tips

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  • The cheapest way to reach Bordeaux from Manchester is by bus
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Manchester to Bordeaux?
  • The fastest way to travel to Bordeaux from Manchester is by air.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Bordeaux, France if I’m coming from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bordeaux from Manchester restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bordeaux, France from Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bordeaux, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 22/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Manchester to Bordeaux closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to United Kingdom from Bordeaux, France?

The restriction level for your return to Manchester, United Kingdom from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Manchester from Bordeaux restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Manchester from Bordeaux?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 22/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Manchester from Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Manchester to Bordeaux?

Getting from Manchester to Bordeaux includes taking a flight.

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

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Bordeaux is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 45 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Manchester and Bordeaux

The distance between Manchester and Bordeaux is around 600 miles (968 km).

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Bordeaux?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Manchester Airport and arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
Who can get me from Manchester to Bordeaux?

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

  • Ryanair can get you to Bordeaux by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Manchester to Bordeaux for £22 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Manchester and Bordeaux ends?
Your journey from Manchester to Bordeaux doesn't have to end in Bordeaux. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona to your Manchester to Bordeaux trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bordeaux today!
How far in advance should I buy my Manchester to Bordeaux ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester to Bordeaux, 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 plane ticket is £22 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Bordeaux 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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