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Journey timeFrom 2h 04m
Price$17.45 - $469.54
Distance499km (310 miles)
Frequency21 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationBordeaux St-Jean
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean for Wednesday 11th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
06:0908:482h 39m, directTGV INOUI 8431SNCF
06:4708:562h 09m, directTGV INOUI 8501SNCF
07:1909:272h 08m, directTGV INOUI 8401SNCF
07:5209:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8531SNCF
08:5210:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8253SNCF
09:5211:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8535SNCF
10:5212:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8255SNCF
11:5313:562h 03m, directTGV INOUI 8505SNCF
12:5214:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8541SNCF
13:5215:562h 04m, directTGV INOUI 8261SNCF

TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Intercités trains from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean

You can travel from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean on TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and Intercités 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 160 km/h. Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean

Train tickets from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean start at €15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €106.50.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price91.34
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price99.13
on the day
avg. single price106.50

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean? 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 Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Bordeaux St-Jean is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 21 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 Paris and Bordeaux St-Jean by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean is 2 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean can start from as little as €15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean without having to change trains. There are 21 direct trains from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean leave?

The first train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean leaves at 06:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean leave?

The last train from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean leaves at 20:57. 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 Paris and Bordeaux St-Jean by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean cover a distance of around 499km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bordeaux St-Jean to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Bordeaux St-Jean for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/12/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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