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To Bordeaux by train

With Thalys and TGV

Quickly to the heart of Bordeaux

    Bordeaux is mainly known as a wine region but it is also a beautiful city in the South of France. The port is situated on the river Garonne, north of the beautiful natural reserve Landes de Gascogne. The Cité du Vin is worth a visit: a beautiful modern museum about the history of wine, with a fascinating audio tour. It's also great fun for children.

    Bordeaux also has the CAPC Museum, one of the most important museums of modern art in France. There are also beautiful squares and charming streets with antique shops. Looking for peace and quiet? Bordeaux has many beautiful parks where you can take a walk and have a picnic. Tip: rent a bicycle and bike through the trendy neighbourhoods and along the river Garonne.

    Travel information Bordeaux

    With the train, you will be in Bordeaux in no time. Travel with Thalys to Paris where you need to take the metro to Paris Montparnasse and catch a TGV train. Every hour there is a train to Bordeaux, the travel time is a bit more than 2 hours.

    During your trip, you will be provided with all the comforts so you can relax in a comfortable chair.

    On Saturdays in the summer (late June to August), Thalys runs directly from Brussel Zuid/Midi to Bordeaux. Travel time from Brussels is 4h15m. Unfortunately, due to the early departure time, it is not possible to travel by train from the Netherlands. The starting price from Brussels with Thalys .

    For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner

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    Prices train tickets Bordeaux

    GV and Thalys offer differenct types of rates for your trip.

    The price depends on

    Options flexibility Thalys

    • Bargain tickets
    • Limited rebooking
    • Subject to availability
    • Change possible
    • 50% refund
    • Sufficient available
    • Rebooking free of charge
    • Cancellation free of charge
    • Always available
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    Find out everything about Thalys rates here

    Book in advance and save money

    Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Choose a Non-flex ticket for the lowest fare. Please note, you will not be able to cancel or rebook the ticket. If you want more flexibility, choose another rate.

    General tips for getting the cheapest tickets
    • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets
    • Tickets for Thalys and TGV can be booked 4 months in advance
    • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
    • Book online to avoid booking fee

    Tips to get the best rates

    Practical information

    To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

    Facilities on board the train

    We would gladly inform you about all facilities on board so that you can make your journey more comfortable.

    Read all about the facilities and practical issues of Thalys
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    Itinerary planner and app

    Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise! Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

    Changing trains

    For a lot of destionations, you will have to change trains in Brussels South/Midi or in Paris. At Brussels-South/Midi, follow the signs 'Thalys' until you until you reach the main hall. The large information panels will indicate the platform from which your TGV will depart.
    More information about transfers

    Free access to the lounges

    IIf you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.


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    *Listed from-prices are based on one-way trips, 2nd class, from Amsterdam Central Station. All rates are subject to availability and applicable fare conditions.