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You can purchase a standard direct train ticket from Paris to Bordeaux for as little as 22.50 pounds. For cheaper tickets book standard class well in advance and purchase a railcard for discounts. Children under four travel for free!
The shortest journey time is 3h16. From Monday to Saturday the earliest you can get a train from Paris to Bordeaux is at 5:59am, arriving at 9:33am. On Sundays, it's at 6:36am, arriving at 10:29am. Be on the platform at least 2 minutes before departure!
TGV is the main operator for this route. Services on board include a bar/buffet car where you can purchase snacks and drinks, power sockets, Wi-Fi on certain trains, dedicated family areas and plenty of space for luggage.
The train from Paris to Bordeaux departs from Paris Montparnasse station, accessible via metro lines 4, 6, 12 and 13. It arrives at Bordeaux St Jean, located in the city centre and served by tram line C and bus numbers 9,10 and 11.
It is possible to purchase a direct ticket from Paris to Bordeaux. There are no indirect journeys available unless you purchase two separate tickets via another location.