Edinburgh to Bordeaux by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 26m
  • Distance
    1,252 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Edinburgh to Bordeaux by train

Fast trains from Edinburgh to Bordeaux take around 10 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Bordeaux.

1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Bordeaux?

Journeys between Edinburgh and Bordeaux usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Bordeaux every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Bordeaux?

The Edinburgh to Bordeaux train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Edinburgh to Bordeaux train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bordeaux is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:20, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Edinburgh to Bordeaux train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Bordeaux by train.

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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Bordeaux?

More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Bordeaux, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TGV
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bordeaux to Edinburgh by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.