Paris to Bordeaux in 2 hours by train with the LGV (high-speed line)
Paris only 2 hours 4 minutes from Bordeaux thanks to the new High Speed Line (opened since July 2017). 33 roundtrips are scheduled daily between Bordeaux and the French capital, ie 35,000 seats. This arrival, combined with the construction of the high speed trainlines of Bordeaux - Toulouse & Bordeaux - Bilbao, propels the city to the rank of "crossroads of the South West.
In order to accommodate the flow of passengers that will result from this, the Saint Jean railway station is undergoing restructuring work, as part of the Euratlantique global project (rail and urban), which extends all around the station (Bordeaux, Bègles and Floirac) and will see the construction of offices, housing, shops and hotels.
THE LGV TOURS to BORDEAUX NAMED "L'OCÉANE"
Commissioned since July 2, 2017, the LGV Tours-Bordeaux was named "L'Océane". It is now possible to travel from Paris to Bordeaux in 2 hours 04, and Paris to Toulouse in 4 hours 09.
FREQUENCY OF TRAINS
More than 33 daily return trips between Paris and Bordeaux are scheduled, including 18 direct returns.
The first morning train from Bordeaux allows passengers to arrive in Paris at 8 am, while the Parisians arrive in Bordeaux before 9 am.
The last train for Bordeaux or Paris leaves at 9 pm.
NUMBER OF EXPECTED PASSENGERS
With the arrival of the high-speed line, 18 million passengers per year will transit through Bordeaux by 2020.
TIMINGS OF THE PARIS-BORDEAUX JOURNEY
Paris - Bordeaux: 1h10 gained on this journey, since the commissioning.
- Consult the timetable Bordeaux- Paris journey for Summer and Fall 2017
MODERNIZATION & EXTENSION OF SAINT-JEAN STATION
Saint-Jean station has known since 2014 a vast project of modernization and extension through 14 sites: renovation of the large hall and its majestic glass roof, replacement of escalators, renewal of railway roads....
The Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station is a living area for travelers and residents alike and is also the foundation stone of a major economic development project. The "Bordeaux Euratlantique" urban development project, one of the largest in France with 738 hectares spread over Bordeaux, Bègles and Floirac, provides 500,000 m² of offices, 17,000 housing units and 100,000 m² for retail and hotels around the city.