Trains Bordeaux to Paris

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Trains Bordeaux <> Paris 

Booking horizon  3 months*
Duration 2h04
Distance  499km 
Direct trains Yes
Train company TGV / SNCF Voyages
Station Bordeaux Bordeaux St Jean
Station Paris Paris Gare Montparnasse

*Bookings for the summer are possible from February 

Timetable

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With Happyrail.com you can buy all cheap train tickets in France for the train from Bordeaux to Paris. The best chance to get cheap tickets for the TGV train between Paris and Bordeaux is to book early, you can buy tickets up to three months in advance, and / or avoid weekends and rush hour trains. 

 

Trains from Bordeaux to Paris

Everyday up to twenty four TGV trains connect Paris Montparnasse with Bordeaux St. Jean. The TGV train to Bordeaux is a comfortable train with open carriages. There is a on board bistro for a meal and drinks. The journey time is 3 hours and 12 minutes between the two cities. 

 

Connections and duration

The first train leaves at 06:04 from Paris Montparnasse and arrives 09:37 at Bordeaux St. Jean. The last train leaves at 20:28 from Paris Montparnasse and arrives 23:42 at Bordeaux St. Jean. 

Travel by TGV

Routes: 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Wifi available upon payment for all passengers on TGV-trains from Paris to the eastern part of France.
  • Power sockets at seats on some TGV-services
     

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Wifi available upon payment for all passengers on TGV-trains from Paris to the eastern part of France.
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale

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Tips and tricks to book cheap train tickets France

  • Book as early as possible, tickets are available three months in advance (tickets for the summer can be booked from February) Train tickets can be three times as cheap if they are booked in advance

  • If possible, avoid trains during rush hour and TGV's used by Parisians for "weekend breaks" to travel to the country side

  • If tickets are sold out or very expensive, you could try to buy tickets to a destination nearby and from there to your final destination

  • Sometimes regionals trains are much cheaper than TGV-trains, but often the travel time is much longer

  • Travel on very early trains or late in the evening is often the cheapest option, except for some busy routes, like Paris to London

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Bordeaux St Jean - Info

Railway Station Bordeaux

Bordeaux St Jean is the name of the main train station in Bordeaux. There is Wifi connection on the station and a tourist office. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: free, but limited 
  • Lockers: yes, manned, 08h00-20h00
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre 

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: no
  • Tram: 11 minutes, Tram C
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

Bordeaux St Jean - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Mercure Centre Gare St Jean***

Fine, modern hotel 400m from the train station and 3 tram stops from the city centre.
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Hotel Campanile Bordeaux Centre St Jean ***

100m from the train station. Comfortable and simple. Affordable. 10-minutes' walk from the city centre.   
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Aquitain Hotel Gare St Jean**

Building from the 19th century, 180m from the train station. Affordable, high ratings.  
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Bordeaux St Jean - Rental cars

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Paris Gare Montparnasse - Info

Railway station Paris 

Paris Gare Montparnasse is one of the seven major stations in Paris. It is the departure station of the TGV to Bordeaux, Nantes, Biarritz and Hendaye. 

Nearby the station are some fine and affordable hotels. Around the station you will find a lot of restaurants and bistro's. In the station you can use the free Wifi. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: free, but limited 
  • Lockers: 07h00-23h00
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, not recommended

To the Eiffel Tower

  • Walking: 35 minutes
  • Bike: 13 minutes, very cheap free city bike at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 7 minutes, Metro 6
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To the Louvre

  • Walking: 35 minutes
  • Bike: 15 minutes, very cheap city bikes at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 20 minutes, Metro 4 
  • Bus: 19 minutes, Bus 95 
  • Taxi: yes

To Paris Gare de Lyon 

  • Walking: 58 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, very cheap city bikes at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 21 minutes, M 4 and 14
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To Paris Gare du Nord

  • Walking: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Bike: 30 minutes, very cheap city bikes at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 25 minutes, Metro 4 
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To Paris Gare de l'Est  

  • Walking: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Bike: 25 minutes, very cheap city bikes at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 19 minutes, Metro 4
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To Paris Gare d'Austerlitz  

  • Walking: 49 minutes
  • Bike: 16 minutes, very cheap city bikes at http://en.velib.paris.fr/
  • Subway: 28 minutes, Metro 13 and 10
  • Bus: 28 minutes, Bus 91
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

Paris Gare Montparnasse - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Paris Gare Montparnasse

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Hotel Palym***

Very near to Gare Montparnasse, 5 minutes by foot. Classic hotel with modern and fancy rooms. Affordable.
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Hotel le M****

Very modern hotel, fitness, cocktail bar. 5 minutes from Montparnasse, 1km from Jardin Luxembourg.  
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Hotel Chaplain Paris Rive Gauche****

600m from the station. Very high ratings. Chique hotel in the heart of Paris. 
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Paris Gare Montparnasse - Rental cars

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>8 rental car companies. A few have offices in the departure hall. Sixt, Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Alamo, Budget, Dollar and more.