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London to Bordeaux by train

The journey from London to Bordeaux by train is 462.08 mi and takes 9 hr 3 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:01 AM and the last at 12:01 PM. It is possible to travel from London to Bordeaux by train for as little as $149.85 or as much as $478.28. The best price for this journey is $149.85.

Lowest Price$149.85
Journey Duration9 hr 3 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$149.85
Highest Price$478.28
First Departure5:01 AM
Last Departure12:01 PM
Distance462.08 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalBordeaux
CarriersOUIGO, TGV inOuiMore

London to Bordeaux Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Bordeaux. On average, though, you'll pay about $296.71 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $149.85, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Bordeaux. On average, though, you'll pay about $296.71 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from London to Bordeaux by train?

Traveling from London to Bordeaux by train will usually take 9 hr 3 min. This journey covers a distance of 462.08 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 9 hr 3 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between London and Bordeaux is around 462.08 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 9 hr 3 min. However, the fastest routes between London and Bordeaux take 7 hr 13 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

The first journey of the day departs from London at 5:01 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 12:01 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London 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 journey of the night departs from London at 5:01 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 12:01 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London 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.

Which stations can I use on the London to Bordeaux route?

In London, departure stations include London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,Southend airport,London bridge,London City Airport, LCY,London, Marble Arch,London Euston,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London paddington,London Southend Airport,Gatwick Airport,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London waterloo east,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Victoria Coach Station,London, Stratford,London St. Pancras International,London Stansted Airport,London Heathrow Airport T3,LONDON. When you arrive in Bordeaux, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Bordeaux Saint Jean,Begles,Bordeaux - Pessac. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Bordeaux?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from London to Bordeaux. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from London which travel directly to Bordeaux. There are 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London 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 London to Bordeaux
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Bordeaux.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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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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.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

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.

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 London to Bordeaux

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

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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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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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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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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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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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 OUIGO, TGV inOui and Eurostar from London to Bordeaux
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Bordeaux by train.
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London to Bordeaux CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
52.06kg
Bus
55.77kg
Flight
148.73kg
Car
118.98kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Bordeaux by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Bordeaux are 52.06kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Bordeaux? By taking the train between London and Bordeaux you will save 96.67kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.71kg compared to a bus and 66.92kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Bordeaux?
A train ticket from London to Bordeaux is $296.71. 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 $149.85.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Bordeaux?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Bordeaux is $149.85. 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 London and Bordeaux by train?
London to Bordeaux is 462.08 mi.
How long does the train between London and Bordeaux take?
London to Bordeaux is on average 9 hr 3 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 13 min.
Which companies operate from London to Bordeaux?
The train journey from London to Bordeaux is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, TGV inOui, Eurostar and SNCF.
How many train connections per day go from London to Bordeaux?
London to Bordeaux has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Bordeaux leave?
The earliest train from London to Bordeaux departs at 5:01 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 London to Bordeaux depart?
The latest train from London to Bordeaux departs at 12:01 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 London 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 $149.85 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 London to Bordeaux by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Bordeaux is 7 hr 13 min.
Is there a direct train from London to Bordeaux?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Bordeaux.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Bordeaux by train?
The train journey from London to Bordeaux creates 52.06kg of CO2 emissions.

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