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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bordeaux to London is 7 hours and 28 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Bordeaux to London leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Bordeaux to London cover a distance of around 461 miles (742 km) during the journey.