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Travelling from Bordeaux to Forbach by train

Looking to travel from Bordeaux to Forbach by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 8 hours 18 minutes to travel from Bordeaux to Forbach by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 6 hours 43 minutes though. You'll usually find 11 trains per day running along the 499 miles (803 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Forbach, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Bordeaux to Forbach start from €91.40 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

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 Forbach by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Bordeaux to Forbach by train

It takes an average of 8h 18m to travel from Bordeaux to Forbach by train, over a distance of around 499 miles (803 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Bordeaux to Forbach and tickets for this journey start from €91.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 43m
PriceFrom €91.40
Distance499 miles (803 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train05:46
Last train20:50
Departure stationBordeaux
Arrival stationForbach
Changes2 changes

Bordeaux to Forbach train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bordeaux to Forbach for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:46 13:16 8h 30m, 3 changes
06:45 13:50 7h 5m, 2 changes
07:57 15:57 8h 0m, 3 changes
09:45 16:50 7h 5m, 2 changes
11:14 17:57 6h 43m, 2 changes
11:45 18:50 7h 5m, 2 changes
12:46 20:16 7h 30m, 4 changes
12:46 21:16 8h 30m, 2 changes
14:45 23:16 8h 31m, 3 changes
16:12 00:34 8h 22m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Forbach

The price of train tickets from Bordeaux to Forbach starts at €91.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 to Forbach 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.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bordeaux to Forbach? 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 to Forbach take?

The average journey time by train between Bordeaux and Forbach is 8 hours and 18 minutes, with around 11 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 and Forbach by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bordeaux to Forbach is 6 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Bordeaux to Forbach cost?

Train ticket prices from Bordeaux to Forbach can start from as little as €91.40 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bordeaux to Forbach?

No, there are no direct train services from Bordeaux to Forbach. Travelling from Bordeaux to Forbach by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bordeaux to Forbach leave?

The first train from Bordeaux to Forbach leaves at 05:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bordeaux to Forbach leave?

The last train from Bordeaux to Forbach 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 and Forbach by train?

Trains travelling from Bordeaux to Forbach cover a distance of around 499 miles (803 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bordeaux to Forbach for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/03/2021 for travel on 10/03/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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