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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Cognac by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme Tgv
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac Angoulême - Saintes / ...

$99 - $115

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Bus  •  8 h 37 min

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

$18 - $24

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Train, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angoulême Bordeaux-St-Jean - Paris-Austerlitz / ...
  2. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$64 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Cognac 300 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Paris Orly to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 14 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

$101 - $266

Fly Paris Orly to Limoges, train  •  7 h 1 min

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

$194 - $524

Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 42 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

$108 - $328

Fly Paris Orly to La Rochelle, train  •  5 h 57 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

$160 - $1,004

Fly Paris Orly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nantes (NTE) ORY - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$108 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Cognac is to bus which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Cognac is to train which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 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 36 min.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 85€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Paris to Cognac, including transfers.

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Paris to Cognac bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Cognac train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Montparnasse station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Cognac is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 85€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 8 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 253.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Cognac via Angoulême and Angoulême - SNCF in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $140
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Aixe sur Vienne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
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 Centre - Bercy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Cognac bus services, operated by CITRAM Charente, arrive at Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Paris to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cognac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Cognac is 480 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Paris to Cognac.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Cognac. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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