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from Zurich to Bordeaux

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Bordeaux on 25 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:20Zurich Airport1h40 14:00Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
0 changes
£2001One-way
Cheapest
07:45Zurich Airport6h05 13:50Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
1 changes
£1761One-way
Other options
07:45Zurich Airport8h10 15:55Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
2 changes
£1851One-way
07:45Zurich Airport9h55 17:40Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
1 changes
£1761One-way
09:34Zürich HB8h22 17:56Bordeaux Saint-Jean
1 changes
£2011One-way

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Sat
25 Sep
£201SNCF | TGV Lyria
£176HOP!
Sun
26 Sep
£185SNCF | TGV Lyria
£85Swiss
Mon
27 Sep
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£56Swiss
Tue
28 Sep
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£79Swiss
Wed
29 Sep
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£116Swiss
Thu
30 Sep
£127SNCF | TGV Lyria
£143HOP!
Fri
1 Oct
£184SNCF | TGV Lyria
£100Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£190SNCF | TGV Lyria
£156KLM
Sun
3 Oct
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£112KLM
Mon
4 Oct
£125SNCF | TGV Lyria
£85Swiss
Tue
5 Oct
£125SNCF | TGV Lyria
£59Iberia
Thu
7 Oct
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£100Swiss
Fri
8 Oct
£206SNCF | TGV Lyria
£135Air France
Sat
9 Oct
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£56Swiss
Sun
10 Oct
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£56Swiss
Mon
11 Oct
£113SNCF | TGV Lyria
£69Swiss
Tue
12 Oct
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£100Swiss
Wed
13 Oct
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£131HOP!
Thu
14 Oct
£75SNCF | TGV Lyria
£99HOP!

Travel Information between Zurich and Bordeaux

distanceDistance469 miles (757 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£53 - £200
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £53 • 15 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £142 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Eurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 469 miles (757 km) by flight, coach or train from Zurich to Bordeaux. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, Eurolines Switzerland or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Bordeaux.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Bordeaux, France from Zurich, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bordeaux from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bordeaux, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 23/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Zurich and Bordeaux.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Bordeaux, France?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Bordeaux restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Bordeaux closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Zurich to Bordeaux travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Zurich to Bordeaux: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Bordeaux?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Bordeaux, which costs on average £53.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bordeaux:

A coach journey is usually £89 less than a journey to Bordeaux by plane, which costs on average £142 for the same trip.

A coach is £147 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Zurich to Bordeaux costing on average £200.

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

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Bordeaux is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 22 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Zurich and Bordeaux

The distance from Zurich to Bordeaux is approximately 469 miles (757 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bordeaux is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Zurich to Bordeaux depart from Zurich Airport to Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
  • Most travellers take a train from Zürich HB to Bordeaux Saint-Jean.
Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Bordeaux?

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

  • You can travel from Zurich to Bordeaux by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £142 with Swiss from Zurich to Bordeaux.
  • You can travel by coach to Bordeaux from Zurich with Eurolines Switzerland, and you can find Eurolines Switzerland Zurich to Bordeaux tickets for £53 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Bordeaux with SNCF | TGV Lyria. Cheap tickets can be found for £200 with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Zurich to Bordeaux.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Zurich to Bordeaux ends?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Bordeaux often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bordeaux and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket between Zurich and Bordeaux online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Bordeaux from Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £142 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £53 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £200 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Zurich and Bordeaux online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Bordeaux
Zürich HB
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