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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Nice to Bordeaux. Traveling by bus from Nice to Bordeaux usually takes around 14 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance395 mi (636 km)
Shortest duration11h 35m
Cheapest price$25.52
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Nice to Bordeaux?

Typically $71.65 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Bordeaux. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to Bordeaux and taking into account ease of bus travel tickets this price is a great deal It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $34 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Nice to Bordeaux in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $56 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Nice to Bordeaux?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Nice to Bordeaux that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus512h 51m$77.82
FlixBus715h 18m$79.36
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    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 Nice 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.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Nice to Bordeaux, and usually makes the trip in about 15 hours and 18 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 bus from Nice to Bordeaux during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Nice to Bordeaux?

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 395 miles from Nice to Bordeaux. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nice?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nice to Bordeaux, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Bordeaux are there per day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Nice to Bordeaux every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Nice

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Nice is one of the most famous cities on the French Riviera and a can't miss destination in France. We even included it in our itinerary of top French cities to visit. Start your trip with a scenic stroll along the gorgeous Promenade des Anglais bordering the Mediterranean. Picture vibrant blue water, colorful beach umbrellas, and a bustle of pedestrians from all over the world. To get an aerial view of this scene, hike the Colline du Château, or castle hill, and soak in the incredible panorama of the harbor and city.

You could easily spend your entire visit soaking in the sun and salt of the sea, but make sure to save time to check out some of Nice's notable museums. Musée Marc Chagall and Musée Matisse focus on specific artists, and Musée d'Archéologie de Nice includes entrance to the ruins of a Roman settlement nearby.

One of the easiest ways to get to Nice is by bus. FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Union Ivkoni run routes to this sparkling destination from other cities throughout France. SNCF trains connect Nice to other French Riviera towns like Cannes and farther cities like Paris. International travelers will likely fly into Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, which welcomes direct flights from several continents.

Bordeaux

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Known for its world-famous wine, Bordeaux has much to offer oenophiles and other travelers 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.

Travelers 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Nice?

Main departure station: Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

Nice has two bus stations with service to Bordeaux.

All bus stations in Nice:

  • Aéroport De Nice Côte d'Azur

  • 14 Avenue des Diables Bleus

Where does the bus arrive in Bordeaux?

Main arrival station: 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

All buses from Nice arrive at one main station in Bordeaux.

All bus stations in Bordeaux:

  • 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

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