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There are 10 intercity coaches per day from Brussels to Bordeaux. Traveling by coach from Brussels to Bordeaux usually takes around 13 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 11 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||474 mi (763 km)|
|Shortest duration||11h 30m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
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What coach companies travel from Brussels to Bordeaux?
There are two coach lines that have daily service from Brussels to Bordeaux that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.
BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Brussels and Bordeaux, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Brussels to Bordeaux, and usually makes the trip in about 13 hours and 14 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Brussels to Bordeaux during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the coach ride from Brussels to Bordeaux?
The coach takes an average of 13 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 474 miles from Brussels to Bordeaux. However, the fastest coach only takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Bordeaux. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Brussels?
The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Brussels to Bordeaux, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.
Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.
Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.
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Known for its world-famous wine, Bordeaux has much to offer oenophiles and other travellers alike. Take, for example, the Musée du Vin et du Négoce, which combines history exhibits and wine tasting. If you're just going for the wine, you can pick from numerous wine tours to châteaux and vineyards surrounding the city.
Travellers can find most of the city's non-alcoholic attractions along the elegant riverfront overlooking the Garonne River. For example, check out the Place de la Bourse, a historic square designed by the royal architect Jacques Gabriel in the 18th-century. Between the Place de la Bourse and the bustling Place des Quinconces, find the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, which features regal neoclassical architecture. The city also boasts many incredible museums, the most notable of which is the Musée des Beaux-Arts.
Getting to Bordeaux can often cost less than a bottle of wine, especially if you follow our itinerary of visiting ten french cities for cheap. FlixBus routes to Bordeaux include those from Paris, Toulouse, and Nice. TGV trains offer speedy rail service to other cities and towns in southern France.
Where does the coach leave from in Brussels?
Main departure station: Gare du Midi
Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travellers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.
All coach stations in Brussels:
Gare du Midi
Where does the coach arrive in Bordeaux?
Main arrival station: 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde
All coaches from Brussels arrive at one main station in Bordeaux.
Coach stations in Bordeaux:
146 Rue Des Terres De Borde
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