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Train journeys from Bordeaux to London

Wondering how to get from Bordeaux to London? Consider taking the train. The journey takes just under six hours, with one change along the way. Forget spending ages in lengthy airport security queues or taking expensive airport transfers. Jump on a high-speed TGV train to Paris, change on to a Eurostar service and you’ll be whisked over to the heart of London. Upgrade to Business Premier tickets for the most comfortable trip and you’ll enjoy flexible travel options with priority boarding and food included. Business Premier also gives you access to the exclusive Eurostar lounge when you arrive in London.

Although you’ll need to change once along the way, taking the train is still less time consuming as you’ll be travelling between the city centres. Once you reach London’s St. Pancras station, take the underground for easy access to the rest of London.

Keep scrolling for useful journey information, including FAQs and train times.

Bordeaux to London by train

It takes an average of 8h 18m to travel from Bordeaux to London by train, over a distance of around 461 miles (742 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Bordeaux to London and tickets for this journey start from €73 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 28m
PriceFrom €73
Distance461 miles (742 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train05:44
Last train21:04
Departure stationBordeaux
Arrival stationLondon
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus

Cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to London

The price of train tickets from Bordeaux to London starts at €73 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 London 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 London? 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 London take?

The average journey time by train between Bordeaux and London is 8 hours and 18 minutes, with around 7 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 London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bordeaux to London is 7 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Bordeaux to London cost?

Train ticket prices from Bordeaux to London can start from as little as €73 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 London?

No, there are no direct train services from Bordeaux to London. Travelling from Bordeaux to London by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Bordeaux to London leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bordeaux to London leaves at 21:04. 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 London by train?

Trains travelling from Bordeaux to London cover a distance of around 461 miles (742 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Bordeaux.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bordeaux to London for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 05/04/2022 for travel on 05/04/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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