There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to Cognac by train, bus or car

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Train inOui TGV  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme Tgv
  2. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$36 - $53

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Bus  •  3 h 37 min

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

$7 - $8

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes Ic
  2. Take the train from Saintes to Cognac

$34 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Cognac 76.3 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux City Centre and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Cognac via Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Cognac is 98 km. The road distance is 122.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Bordeaux to Cognac, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Cognac bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Bordeaux to Cognac train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Cognac is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 37 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 60.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Cognac via Angouleme in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Cognac via Angoulême and Angoulême - SNCF in around 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
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
$29 - $45
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Cognac is 122 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Bordeaux to Cognac.

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