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Bordeaux to Paris by train

The journey from Bordeaux to Paris by train is 310.19 mi and takes 2 hr 53 min. There are 58 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:18 AM and the last at 10:12 PM. It is possible to travel from Bordeaux to Paris by train for as little as $16.42 or as much as $227.85. The best price for this journey is $16.42.

Lowest Price$16.42
Journey Duration2 hr 53 min
Connection per Day58
Lowest Price$16.42
Highest Price$227.85
First Departure5:18 AM
Last Departure10:12 PM
Distance310.19 mi
DepartureBordeaux
ArrivalParis
CarriersOUIGO, TGV inOuiMore

Bordeaux to Paris Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Take the train from Bordeaux to Paris

The average train journey from Bordeaux to Paris usually takes about 2 hr 53 min. Each day, there are approximately 58 trains to service this route. The average ticket price on this route is typically around $68.15, while the most budget-friendly fares start from $16.42.

SNCF, the French national railway company, primarily services this route. It operates both high-speed TGV INOUI trains and regular Intercités services. Passengers can choose between fast, direct train services for a quick trip or slower regional services for a more leisurely pace.

Wi-Fi is generally offered on these trains, though availability can vary depending on the specific train and class of service. Power sockets are available on all trains, but their availability can depend on the specific train and class of service.

Starting your journey from Bordeaux Saint-Jean Station, you'll find good local transport connections provided by the TBM network, including tram, bus, and regional train services. Upon arrival at Paris Gare Montparnasse, you'll have access to numerous local transport options via the RATP network, including Metro lines 4, 6, 12, and 13 and multiple bus lines.

The capital city of France, Paris, is renowned for its historical monuments, museums, and diverse culinary scene. Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower, explore world-class art at the Louvre Museum, stroll around the bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre, and relax at charming outdoor cafes. We recommend taking a boat ride on the Seine River or catching a show at the Moulin Rouge. The city is a gastronomic delight, offering everything from haute cuisine to delicious street food.

So if you plan to travel to Paris from Bordeaux by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from Bordeaux to Paris.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bordeaux to Paris, 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 Bordeaux to Paris.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $21.96 to $59.53 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 63% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Paris

The cheapest Bordeaux - Paris train tickets can be found for as low as $31.27 if you’re lucky, or $43.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $58.78.

Find the best day to travel to Paris by train

When travelling to Paris 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.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

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.

<p><strong>Brand Update: Thalys Transforms into Eurostar!</strong> Thalys has rebranded as Eurostar after a merger, retaining its red trains and schedules, now with an Eurostar logo. Thalys is a high-speed train operator serving in France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Following its merger with Eurostar, the service will now be available in these countries as well as in the UK.<br>Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.</p>

Ticket types and facilities from Bordeaux to Paris

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

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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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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Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.
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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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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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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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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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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.
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All Thalys trains feature free WiFi. Plus, expect steady 3G or 4G coverage for most routes.
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All seats in every class have 2-pin, 220v power sockets to meet your charging needs.
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When traveling with Thalys, your ticket includes the privilege of carrying one hand luggage item and two larger bags, which must not exceed the dimensions of 75x53x70 cm. There is no weight limit specified, however, it's important to ensure that your baggage is within your personal handling capacity. The bags must be stored in the designated area on the train for the duration of the journey.
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For boarding assistance, please alert Thalys ahead of time. They accommodate wheelchairs adhering to specific dimensions: max 70 cm width, 120 cm height, 150 cm turning circle diameter, and a combined weight of 300 kg for passenger and luggage.
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In Standard and Comfort Class, the Thalys Welcome Bar awaits with an array of snacks. Opt to pre-order using your device for swift collection. Traveling Premium? Delight in Chef Frank Fol's gourmet meal served directly to your seat on journeys exceeding 50 minutes.
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Every Thalys train ensures a cool journey with onboard air-conditioning.
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On Thalys, you can bring a non-folding bike if it's disassembled and in a bag under 135 x 85 x 30 cm. Folding bikes? Just make sure they're within 75 x 53 x 30 cm, and it'll be considered as regular luggage. Got skis? Pop them in a case that's less than 3 m and under 32 kg.
Services on board OUIGO, TGV inOui and TER from Bordeaux to Paris
Compare services on board when travelling from Bordeaux to Paris by train.
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Bordeaux to Paris CO2 Emissions by Train

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34.94kg
Bus
37.44kg
Flight
99.84kg
Car
79.87kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Bordeaux to Paris by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Bordeaux and Paris are 34.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Bordeaux and Paris? By taking the train between Bordeaux and Paris you will save 64.9kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.5kg compared to a bus and 44.93kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Bordeaux to Paris?
A train ticket from Bordeaux to Paris is $68.15. 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 $16.42.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Bordeaux to Paris?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bordeaux to Paris is $16.42. 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 Bordeaux and Paris by train?
Bordeaux to Paris is 310.19 mi.
How long does the train between Bordeaux and Paris take?
Bordeaux to Paris is on average 2 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Bordeaux to Paris?
The train journey from Bordeaux to Paris is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, TGV inOui, TER, Thalys, SNCF, FlixBus and INTERCITÉS.
How many train connections per day go from Bordeaux to Paris?
Bordeaux to Paris has 58 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Bordeaux to Paris leave?
The earliest train from Bordeaux to Paris departs at 5:18 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 Bordeaux to Paris depart?
The latest train from Bordeaux to Paris departs at 10:12 PM. 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 Bordeaux to Paris 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 $16.42 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.
How many direct connections depart from Bordeaux to Paris?
There are on average 54 direct connection(s) from Bordeaux to go to Paris.
What's the fastest journey time between Bordeaux to Paris by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Bordeaux and Paris is 2 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from Bordeaux to Paris?
Yes, there is a direct train between Bordeaux and Paris.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bordeaux to Paris by train?
The train journey from Bordeaux to Paris creates 34.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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