Arcachon Bay, the Landes forests, the rich terroir... Book your Thalys Sun to Bordeaux!


From €40

Free Wi-Fi

Bordeaux €40 in 4h, twice as good!


Our Thalys Sun offer is aging like a fine wine!

A new holiday destination is now on offer: Bordeaux in 4 hours, no tiredness and no traffic jams.

Head off to explore the city and the beautiful south west region of France from €40 in Standard, €75 in Comfort and €119 in Premium.

Our Thalys Sun trains operate every Saturday from 29 June 2019 to 31 August 2019.

Train schedules

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Suggestions are available, browse the list with the cursor keys from top to bottom.

Premium: unique features


Travel in a calm and spacious environment, seated in a larger seat in Premium.

A gourmet meal is served at your seat and you also have a wide range of international newspapers and magazines at your disposal.


Discover all our Premium services

Restauration à la place

Our services on board

Person at the Welcome Bar

The Thalys Welcome Bar

Feeling hungry? The Thalys Welcome Bar offers a wide selection of hot and cold drinks as well as a variety of snacks.

A closer look at the Thalys Welcome Bar

Wifi à bord tablette smartphone connectés

Wi-Fi connection

Stay connected thanks to the free Wi-Fi available on all Thalys trains for the duration of your journey.

Wi-Fi connection

Electrical points on the Thalys train

Power outlets

Individual electrical sockets are available to charge your electronic devices.


  • Bordeaux CityPass : Enjoy a 10% discount

Explore Bordeaux and its surroundings

Your Thalys advantage:

Enjoy a 10% discount on your Bordeaux CityPass.

Upon presentation of your Thalys ticket or booking confirmation email (Ticketless) at the tourist office.

All the benefits of the CityPass

Available for 24, 48 or 72 hour periods, it's the essential pass to make the most of your stay in Bordeaux!
Free access to La Cité du Vin, to 8 museums and exhibitions as well as 7 Bordeaux monuments! A city visit is also included (by bus, tourist train or on foot) as well as unlimited access to public transport.
Enjoy also several discounts on cruises, vineyard excursions, wine producing châteaux…

Beyond Bordeaux…

Explore the region and opt for the 72 hour CityPass! Enjoy free visits to Saint-Emilion and the Blaye Citadel and several discounts for the Cordouan lighthouse, Arcachon Bay by boat and various UNESCO world heritage sites.

Bordeaux CityPass


  • Vineyard tours: Enjoy a 15% discount on 3 types of vineyard tours

On the Bordeaux Wine Route

Your Thalys advantage:

Enjoy a 15% discount on 3 types of vineyard tours.

Upon presentation of your Thalys ticket or booking confirmation email (Ticketless) at the tourist office.

Châteaux, tastings and discoveries

Tours offered:

  • Châteaux and Terroirs: Visit one or two properties in a quick half-day circuit, daily from 13:30-18:30.
  • Urban Wine Tour:  Visit one property and enjoy a themed tasting session in a Bordeaux wine bar. Every Saturday from 09:30-13:15.
  • Graves Cru classé wines: Gourmet excursion, every Thursday 09:15-15:15. Two cru vintage vineyards classified in 1953 offer an opportunity to explore their vineyard, with food and wine pairings.

View the tours description

Excursions dans les vignobles


  • 4 roues sous 1 parapluie : 10% discount on your Bordeaux 2CV tour

Visit Bordeaux in a convertible 2CV!

Your Thalys advantage :

Enjoy a 10 % discount on a 1 and half hour tour entitled, "Bordeaux Highlights".

A quirky tour in the centre of Bordeaux

Start your visit comfortably installed on the back seat of a convertible 2CV! From the districts of Chartrons to Sainte Croix and Saint Michel districts, passing through the Quais de Garonne, you will take in unmissable Bordeaux monuments during a guided tour lasting 1 hour 30 mins.
With the wind in your hair, enjoy comments and anecdotes from your driver throughout. An original and authentic experience not to be missed!

Click on the link below to book your tour and use the code "THALYSBORDEAUX" at the end of the purchase process to enjoy the discount.

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Visite de Bordeaux en 2CV


  • Europcar : 10% discount on your car rental

Thalys Sun Offer

Enjoy a 10% discount on your car rental.

Book now using the reservation link below to automatically get your 10% discount.

I rent a car

Offer conditions :

  • Offer only valid on presentation of proof of Thalys travel.
  • Applicable to the rate on day of hire in France including 250 km, vehicle damage (CDW) and theft (TW) with maximum liability limited to the non-refundable excess amount, vehicle registration fee, local tax, medical and technical assistance 24h/24 et 7d/7.
  • Applicable to the public fare at the Valence TGV, Aix-en-Provence TGV, Avignon TGV, Marseille-Saint-Charles and Bordeaux Saint-Jean stations.
  • May not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
  • Valid depending on availability of touring vehicles (excludes the Prestige fleet; Fun and Commercial vehicles).