How to take a thrilling high speed rail journey from London to Bordeaux

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London to Bordeaux by train

There are usually three options available for taking a journey by train from London to Bordeaux:

Making the transfer across central Paris from the Gare Du Nord, which is where the Eurostar will arrive, and the Gare Montparnasse, and then taking either:

  1. a regular TGV InOui train on to Bordeaux or,
  2. a more basic Ouigo train.
    (If you will be travelling with a Eurail or InterRail pass you won't be able to travel on a Ouigo service).
  3. Or avoid the transfer between stations across Paris by making the much simpler transfer between stations in Lille.

Routes you can take to go from London to Bordeaux

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Montparnasse

Option 1: taking a TGV InOui train on from Paris

Route Information

Via stations: Paris Gare Du Nord/Paris Nord and Paris Montparnasse

Option 2: taking a Ouigo train on from Paris

Route Information

Via stations: Lille Europe and Lille Flandres

Option 3: travelling via Lille
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