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Travelling from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train

Looking to travel from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 12 hours 23 minutes to travel from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 9 hours 2 minutes though. You'll usually find 16 trains per day running along the 523 miles (841 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Wasserburg (Bodensee), as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be travelling with TGV, ICE or SNCF on your way to Wasserburg (Bodensee), as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead and book your train tickets in advance if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Just start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices for trains from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee).

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train

First train


Last train


Departure station

Bordeaux St-Jean

Arrival station

Wasserburg (Bodensee)

Journey time

From 9h 2m


523 miles (841 km)


16 trains per day


2 changes

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, SNCF, ÖBB, BlaBlaCar Bus

Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) for Tuesday 19th December 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:46 17:47 10h 1m, 4 changes
07:54 18:33 10h 39m, 5 changes
08:46 18:33 9h 47m, 6 changes
09:46 19:27 9h 41m, 5 changes
09:46 19:33 9h 47m, 3 changes
11:46 20:48 9h 2m, 3 changes
11:46 21:45 9h 59m, 2 changes
12:46 04:01 15h 15m, 4 changes
14:46 05:47 15h 1m, 4 changes
16:08 05:47 13h 39m, 6 changes

TGV, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee)

You can travel from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) on TGV, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

TGV INOUI and ICE classes from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee)

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI and ICE when travelling from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee).

Onboard services on TGV INOUI and ICE

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee).


On TGV INOUI services, there's no weight limit for your luggage - you can travel your way! However, remember that your suitcases, overnight bags and rucksacks can't be larger than 130 x 90 cm, and you must be able to carry them and store them in the dedicated luggage racks on board by yourself. All luggage must be labelled before being stored.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

All TGV INOUI trains are equipped with a café-bar carriage offering a range of food and drink to suit you at any time of day. The Bar is always situated in carriage 4 or 14 of the train. There's a range of local and responsibly sourced products on offer to whet your appetite.


TGV INOUI trains have free WiFi on board for you to use throughout your journey, allowing you to stay connected, reply to emails or even relax and enjoy what's offered on the TGV INOUI entertainment portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.


If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket. Bike tickets cost €10 per bike, per journey.


Small pets are allowed on board TGV INOUI trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on TGV INOUI services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).


You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

When travelling with ICE, you can enjoy an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you choose the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

Upgrade to First Class and you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB change their menu every three months, but you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.


If you’re travelling on a ICE train, you can connect to the free WiFi and catch up on some work or your favourite TV show.

You can also connect to the ICE portal, where you’ll find a wide range of entertainment, such as films, television, audiobooks, games, newspapers and magazines.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On DB’s ICE trains, kids under 5 years old travel for free and don’t need a ticket. Children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

You can also book family areas and children compartments on all ICE trains.


With ICE, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle onboard. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Generally, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.


You can travel with your pet on all ICE trains. You do not need an extra ticket If you have a small dog and they can travel in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

DB’s Mobility Service can assist you with boarding, disembarking or changing trains. Also, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

Cheap train tickets from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee)

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) take?

The average journey time by train between Bordeaux St-Jean and Wasserburg (Bodensee) is 12 hours and 23 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bordeaux St-Jean and Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) is 9 hours and 2 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee)?

No, there are no direct train services from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee). Travelling from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) leave?

The first train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) leave?

The last train from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) leaves at 20:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bordeaux St-Jean and Wasserburg (Bodensee) by train?

Trains travelling from Bordeaux St-Jean to Wasserburg (Bodensee) cover a distance of around 523 miles (841 km) during the journey.

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