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Paris to Bordeaux Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Paris to Bordeaux Train Tickets

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

SNCF E-ticket fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates, and valid for single trips in either First or Second Class. There are two 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 40% cancellation fee applies)
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex”
    No refunds allowed

SNCF E-ticket classes

  • Second Class
    • Comfortable, standard-quality seating
    • Brightly-lit coaches
    • Friendly, efficient customer service
  • First Class
    • Spacious, premium-quality seating for added personal space
    • Individual power sockets for charging personal electronic devices
    • Courtesy reading lamp at each seat

SNCF E-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.

TGV train services and amenities

  • Deluxe food and drink service at the TGV Bar, featuring a wide variety of hot meals, light snacks, sweets and beverages
  • Luggage storage area next to each seat
  • WiFi internet access
  • Designated “family areas” (select trains)
  • Baby changing facilities

More info

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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