Practical information

Find all the practical information about the Festival Quartets in Bordeaux.


You can find the addresses of the venues directly on the sheet for each place.


How to come to the festival

By train

Every day, Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station (rue Charles Domercq) welcomes 260 trains, including 25 Bordeaux/Paris-Montparnasse TGV return trips (in 2h05), 4 Bordeaux/Lille return trips, 2 Bordeaux/Strasbourg return trips, 200 TER (regional express transport) trains linking the regional capital to all the towns of Aquitaine.

Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station is also connected to the Transports Bordeaux Métropole network (tramways, buses).

Prepare your departure or arrival (services, access, trains, contact) at Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station with

By car

4 motorways allow you to reach Bordeaux :

    • The A10 from Paris via Orleans, Tours and Poitiers
    • The A62 from Toulouse
    • The A89 from Lyon via Clermont-Ferrand and Périgueux
    • The A65 from Spain via Bayonne

Indicative journey times :

    • Paris – 6h
    • Toulouse – 2h30
    • Poitiers – 2h40
    • Marseille – 6h
    • Lyon – 5h20
    • La Rochelle – 2h
    • Bayonne – 2h

By plane

Fly to the festival via Bordeaux-Mérignac airport (tel. +33 (0)5 56 34 50 50).

Shuttle buses connect the airport to Bordeaux-Saint-Jean train station in 30 minutes.

You can also take the Lianes 1 bus line to the centre of Bordeaux.

Tram, bus

An extensive public transport network serves Bordeaux and its metropolis. Find all the information on the TBM website.

From Rennes, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Barcelona, Brussels, etc., you can reach Bordeaux via long-distance buses.

By taxi

Only one number to call 7 days a week – 24 hours a day:

Taxi télé Bordeaux – Tél +33 (0)5 56 96 00 34


Are you looking for accommodation during the festival?

The Bordeaux Metropole Tourist Office will help you prepare your visit by presenting various accommodation options on its website.