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Duration 6h 7m
Distance 549 km
Average price 251€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between London and Poitiers takes 6h 7m and the fastest train takes 4h 25m. There is at least one train per day from London to Poitiers. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  3. Poitiers
5h 12m
154€ - 423€

London to Poitiers train times

Trains run once daily between London King's Cross and Poitiers. The service departs London King's Cross at 12:01 in the afternoon, which arrives into Poitiers at 19:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Poitiers. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Poitiers via Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between London and Poitiers is 549 km.

London to Poitiers train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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London to Poitiers train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Poitiers station.

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Poitiers is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 8:09 AM in London and 9:09 AM in Poitiers.

There are 99+ hotels available in Poitiers. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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