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Getting to Aquitaine

By plane, train, or car: the easiest and best ways to travel to Aquitaine

By Train

Bordeaux is about 3 hours from Paris, 4 hours from Nantes, and 5 hours from Lille on the high-speed TGV train (External link).

By Plane

Regional flights from Paris to Bordeaux Airport (External link) last about an hour. You can also fly into Bordeaux from Nice, Toulouse, Marseille and several other French cities. The Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport (External link) is located closer to the Spanish border and can be reached from Paris, Lyon and several other French cities.

By Car

Paris to Bordeaux is 584km/363mi (6 hours) on route A10.

Toulouse to Bordeaux is 244km/152mi (2.5 hours) on route A62.

Biarritz to Bordeaux is 198km/123mi (2.25 hours) on route A63.

Clermont-Ferrand to Bordeaux is 369km/229mi (4 hours) on route A89.

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