Paris to Bordeaux Train Tickets



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Discover the heart of France’s renowned wine region by traveling from Paris to Bordeaux by train. SNCF’s ultra-smooth TGV high-speed trains are among the fastest in the world, capable of dashing you to the vibrant city of Bordeaux in as little as 2 hours and 4 minutes time! Along the way, you’ll experience superior comfort from your First or Second Class seat as you enjoy a variety of convenient onboard services and amenities.

The city of sunlit vineyards, Bordeaux is among the world’s top wine producers. At its center, is the historic Port of the Moon region, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll be in “good spirits” as you explore such popular city attractions as the 11th-century Bordeaux Cathedral, Place de la Bourse public square, Tour Pey Berland bell tower and Miroir des Quais (the largest reflecting pool in the world).

Purchase your “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” right here. After receiving your ticket by email, simply print it out from home, present it at the station, and you’ll be set to travel from Paris to Bordeaux by train, seat reservation included!

Journey Details


Trains depart approximately every 30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average of 27 direct-route departures daily

Travel time

2 hours and 4 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations

Paris Montparnasse and Bordeaux St. Jean

Train features

SNCF TGV high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 320km/h
Ticket Fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates for single trips in either First or Second Class. There are three ticket fare options to choose from:

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - High Flex

Fully refundable prior to the departure date

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Mid Flex

Refundable up to 1 day prior to the departure date (a cancellation fee applies)

SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex

No refunds allowed
Ticket Classes

Second Class

  • Comfortable, standard-quality seats with head and foot rests
  • Access to the food and bar coach for a variety of hot meals, light snacks, sweets and beverages
  • Friendly, efficient customer service

First Class

  • Spacious, premium-quality reclining seats with added legroom for maximum comfort
  • Food and beverage service at your seat (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Complimentary “welcome aboard” drink
  • Free daily newspapers and magazines
  • Access to the SNCF Grand Voyageur Lounge in Paris’s Gare de Lyon station
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children between the ages of 4 and 11 (inclusive) are eligible for a reduced fare. Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Quality food and drink service in the TGV Lyria bar coach, featuring a wide selection of snacks, salads and hot meals as well as hot and cold drinks
  • Individual power socket, fold-down table and courtesy reading lamp at each seat
  • Convenient luggage storage spaces at each seat
  • Designated family seating areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible facilities
  • Non-smoking coaches
  • Baby changing facilities
Additional Details

Seat reservations

Your SNCF e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-Ticket Delivery

Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Bordeaux by train.

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