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Bordeaux - Paris
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Main stations in Bordeaux and Paris
Bordeaux St-JeanOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4am to 2:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 4am to 1am
Public holidays: 4am to 1am Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER)
SNCF rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris Gare MontparnasseOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:30am to 1:30am
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30am to 1:30am
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER), Intercity trains
SNCF rail agents, Disabled Facilities, Wheelchairs and boarding ramps, Business Lounge and Waiting Rooms, Lost and found, Places to eat in the station, Currency exchange, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Paris AusterlitzOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:30am to 1am
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30am to 1am
Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV), Regional trains (TER, Corail), Intercity trains, Night trains (Elipsos)
SNCF rail agents, Ticket vending machine, Currency Exchange, Wheelchairs and boarding ramps, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Bordeaux and Paris
Bordeaux, gateway to vineyards
Bordeaux is located in the heart of the Aquitaine region and is only 3 hours away by TGV from Paris. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, it is the epicurean French destination par excellence. Bordeaux has over a hundred thousand hectares of vineyards and 10,000 grape growers. The city produces large quantities as well as some of the most expensive wines in the world. From Bordeaux, you can take the train to Saint Emilion, one of the world’s most famous vineyards, or opt for a guided tour in a vineyard to taste one of the famous vintage wines of Margaux, Pauillac or Saint-Julien.
Paris, the capital of France
One of the world’s greatest cities, Paris! The capital of France is also known as the City of Light. This enchanting city, at the crossroads of cultures, is the capital of fashion and home to world highlights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Avenue des Champs Elysées, to name but a few. In terms of architectural beauty, art history, events, gastronomy and sheer extravagance, Paris is a milestone ahead of any other city on earth. Paris has one of the world’s most extensive public transport systems. You can take a taxi if you are not much of an adventurer, but that would be a pity! Metro (subway or underground), buses and city bicycles are much more fun and are very easy to use, even for beginners.
"Excellent Experience"Ai Luan p.
Very convenience and value for money for our Paris-London trip. Value for money Convenience
"Paris to Strasbourg"John n. 27/11/2013
The train was very comfortable and the ride was quite speedy. E-tickets were very easily purchased and downloaded. Value for money Convenience
"Comfortable train ride"Nurhuda Binte j. 25/11/2013
It was the first time taking Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris and it was a nice experience. It was comfortable. Since we booked our tickets in advanced, it was value for money and we were allocated to seats that we wanted. Value for money Convenience
"confusing"Lynda Marie w. 22/11/2013
T he train we got on at Lille was two trains joined together which made it very confusing when trying to find the coach we were in nearly missed the train trying to find the right coach. and when we arrived in Paris the signs for the underground trains are really poor we expected better from such a large city. Arriving back at St Pancras in London the difference is startling even if you are a visitor and don,t know much of the language you would find where you are going much easier. Value for money Convenience
"Delay appallingly handled"Teong l. 20/11/2013
The train to Paris Gare Lyon was to leave Figueres Vilafant (where I boarded) at 5:20 PM. it left the station punctually enough. However, when we got to the next station (Perpignan), we were told that strong winds had caused disruptions to power lines and, as a result, the track from Perpignan to the next station was not prperly set. The solution was for everyone to alight from the train at Perpignan and take a bus (provided) to the next station to continue the journey. To my understanding, the track at the next station had been amiss since 3-ish PM (2 hours before the start of our journey). Despite that, Rail Europe had arranged only one bus on standby at Perpignan to transfer the passengers. Needless to say, one bus was barely sufficient. So the bulk of the passengers waited at the Perpignan station for just over 2 hours for the next train to arrive hoping that in the meantime the track at Perpignan would be set right. All along, it didn't seem anyone was really in charge - there were sometimes conflicting indications from the rail employees. It really was quite an appalling state of affairs. All in all, the total journey was delayed for between 2 and 3 hours and arrived in Paris way past 2 AM (not including taxi queueing time!). If you take Europe Rail, cut yourself some slack as delays (for all kinds of reasons) happen more often than you'd expect and, frustratingly, quite a tolerated scenario, especially in France. The delay was unfortunate as everything else was good. Value for money Convenience
"Excellent Service"Tausif k. 18/11/2013
Me and my family travelled to on Train from paris to London and Rome to Venice. Bought the tickets on line from Pakistan, every thing was very convenient and excellent service. Value for money Convenience
"Travelling France via Rail"King Shan Carol c. 16/11/2013
It was a pleasant journey in general. We appreciated the speed of the train. Yet, we hope the hygiene of the toilets could be improved. On our journey from Marseilles to Bordeaux, all the toilets on the train was extremely filthy. It was a long journey and we needed to go to toilet quite often. Thanks for reading my review. Carol Value for money Convenience
"value foe money"King Shan Carol c. 14/11/2013
All ok i am happpy trip rail train . milan paris. value for money
"An experience"King Shan Carol c. 13/11/2013
The staff was great. The linens were fresh. The supplies were convenient. My suggestion would include an updated train car. Toilets were smelly. Berth was well designed but had seen better days. We paid for a first class berth, but felt more like a very used hotel room. Air conditioning was nonexistent. It was a good way to travel from Pome to Paris while viewing some of the countryside, but just had to keep focused on that rather than the accommodations.
"lille to paris"Paul l. 12/11/2013
the experience was 1st class from the information as to when the train was departing to when we arrived in Paris. Value for money Convenience
"Comfortable train travel"Elton m. 11/11/2013
We travelled from Paris to Laussane it was on time, very comfortable, the lunch was of a high standard and the staff offered a high standard of service. Value for money Convenience
"Zurich to Paris by train"Elton m. 10/11/2013
The whole experience of booking and then travelling with TGV Lyria has been fantastic. I will definitely use it again. Thank you.
"Montbard to Paris EASY"Deborah o. 09/11/2013
What an easy quick way to get into the heart of Paris and back to Burgundy in one day! Value for money Convenience
"TGV Turin to Paris"David w. 06/11/2013
It was a nice trip but was unable to connect with the WiFi on the train even though I was charged for it. Very convenient. Value for money Convenience
"Great first experience"Efendy e. 28/05/2013
My partner and I enjoyed both trip from and to Paris. The seats were comfortable, it was 1st class anyway. The only trouble was that we had to carry our heavy luggage (after doing quite some shopping in Paris) to the 2nd floor (where our seats are located). We assumed it wasn't wise to leave it on the 1st floor considering the increasing rate of crime in Europe at this time. Over all the experience was great. Nice view and we enjoyed the scenery on the way to Paris. It rained almost the whole trip to Nice so the return trip made up to it. In my opinion, the choice at the bar should have more variety. And I couldn't ask for hot water even though I'm more than willing to pay. Instead I was offered to buy a bottle of mineral water, pour it into my instant noodle cup and the attendant heat it up in the microwave, which is not exactly hot enough. Value for money Convenience