Quickest 3h 45min
There are 1 train company operating 4 routes - TER 5 Interloire, IC 731, TER 1 Interloire, IC 732, 5 bus companies operating from Tours to Bordeaux from Tours to Bordeaux. The cheapest train costs $67 and is 4h 44min. The cheapest bus costs $10 and is 5h 15min.
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There are 3 ways to travel from Tours to Bordeaux. 2 trains, 1 bus and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by OUIBUS running from Tours Peupliers to Gare SNCF de Bordeaux - Parking Descas is the cheapest. The bus operated by FlixBus running from Tours to Bordeaux is the fastest. The train operated by running from Joué-lès-Tours to Bordeaux is the most convenient.
It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!
There are several bus companies - FlixBus, ALSA, OUIBUS, Eurolines France, Isilines - scheduled to run from Tours to Bordeaux. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, SNCF, runs trains from Tours to Bordeaux. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.