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Bilbao to Bordeaux by train

The journey from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train is 159.67 mi and takes 5 hr 39 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:50 AM and the last at 10:00 AM. It is possible to travel from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train for as little as $37.98 or as much as $71.94. The best price for this journey is $37.98.

Lowest Price$37.98
Journey Duration5 hr 39 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$37.98
Highest Price$71.94
First Departure6:50 AM
Last Departure10:00 AM
Distance159.67 mi
DepartureBilbao
ArrivalBordeaux
CarriersFlixBus, TERMore

Bilbao to Bordeaux Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Traveling from Bilbao to Bordeaux with Virail

What's the best way to get from Bilbao to Bordeaux? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Bilbao to Bordeaux, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux cost $37.98. On average, you can expect to spend around $63.36 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bilbao to Bordeaux.
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The prices for train tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $63.36. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train?

The distance between Bilbao and Bordeaux is approximately 159.67 mi. In general, it will take you about 5 hr 39 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Bilbao and Bordeaux by train usually takes 5 hr 39 min to cover a distance of 159.67 mi. The shortest journey from Bilbao to Bordeaux will take you 5 hr 16 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Bordeaux quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Bilbao to Bordeaux leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Bilbao at 6:50 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 10:00 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bilbao and Bordeaux. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Bilbao to Bordeaux leaves at 6:50 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:00 AM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bilbao and Bordeaux. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Bilbao to Bordeaux?

You can depart from Bilbao at stations such as Bilbao - Kastrexana,Bilbao Abando,Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Bordeaux at the following stations: Begles,Bordeaux Saint Jean,Bordeaux - Pessac. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Bilbao and Bordeaux. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Bilbao to Bordeaux are there every day?

If you want to get from Bilbao to Bordeaux, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Bilbao and Bordeaux. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bilbao to Bordeaux. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bilbao to Bordeaux, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bilbao to Bordeaux.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Bordeaux

The cheapest Bilbao - Bordeaux train tickets can be found for as low as $89.24 if you’re lucky, or $109.42 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $144.04.

Find the best day to travel to Bordeaux by train

When travelling to Bordeaux by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Bilbao to Bordeaux

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER and TGV inOui when traveling from Bilbao to Bordeaux.

Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board FlixBus, TER and TGV inOui from Bilbao to Bordeaux
Compare services on board when travelling from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train.
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Bilbao to Bordeaux CO2 Emissions by Train

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17.99kg
Bus
19.27kg
Flight
51.39kg
Car
41.11kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bilbao to Bordeaux by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bilbao and Bordeaux are 17.99kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bilbao and Bordeaux? By taking the train between Bilbao and Bordeaux you will save 33.4kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.28kg compared to a bus and 23.12kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bilbao to Bordeaux?
A train ticket from Bilbao to Bordeaux is $63.36. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $37.98.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bilbao to Bordeaux?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bilbao to Bordeaux is $37.98. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bilbao and Bordeaux by train?
Bilbao to Bordeaux is 159.67 mi.
How long does the train between Bilbao and Bordeaux take?
Bilbao to Bordeaux is on average 5 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 16 min.
Which companies operate from Bilbao to Bordeaux?
The train journey from Bilbao to Bordeaux is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, TER, TGV inOui and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many train connections per day go from Bilbao to Bordeaux?
Bilbao to Bordeaux has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bilbao to Bordeaux leave?
The earliest train from Bilbao to Bordeaux departs at 6:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Bilbao to Bordeaux depart?
The latest train from Bilbao to Bordeaux departs at 10:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bilbao to Bordeaux in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $37.98 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao to Bordeaux by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bilbao and Bordeaux is 5 hr 16 min.
Is there a direct train from Bilbao to Bordeaux?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bilbao and Bordeaux.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bilbao to Bordeaux by train?
The train journey from Bilbao to Bordeaux creates 17.99kg of CO2 emissions.

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