There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Cognac by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme Tgv
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$100 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Angoulême Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$18 - $24

8 alternative options

Train via Poitiers  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers Tgv
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Cognac

$93 - $112

Bus Isilines  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Arpajon to Saintes

$48 - $72

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Cognac 300 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Paris Orly to Limoges, bus, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Limoges (LIG) ORY - LIG
  2. Take the bus from Limoges to Angoulême
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$179 - $503

Fly Paris Orly to Brive, bus, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brive (BVE) ORY - BVE
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
  3. Take the bus from Limoges to Angoulême
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$81 - $473

Fly Paris Orly to La Rochelle, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to La Rochelle (LRH) ORY - LRH
  2. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes
  3. Take the train from Saintes to Cognac

$158 - $1,002

Fly Paris Orly to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$106 - $264

Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$113 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Cognac is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Cognac is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 85€ - 100€.

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The distance between Paris and Cognac is 405 km. The road distance is 480 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Paris to Cognac, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Cognac via Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Paris, France and Cognac, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Cognac via Angouleme in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Cognac via Angoulême and Angoulême - SNCF in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Poitiers to Cognac
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Saintes to Cognac
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Limoges to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Département de la Charente
Phone
+33 5 16 09 50 00
Email
contact@lacharente.fr
Website
lacharente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lacharente.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Arpajon to Saintes
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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