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There are 10 ways to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Massy-TGV to Saumur-Rive-Droite Tgv
  4. Take the train from Saumur to Pouzauges Ter

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Drive to Leeds Bradford, fly to La Rochelle, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to La Rochelle (LRH) LBA - LRH
  3. Take the bus from La Rochelle - Gare SNCF to Fontenay-le-Comte

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Train, bus  •  17h 29m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Tours
  4. Take the train from Tours to Chantonnay Ter

Bus  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Niort 723

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 42m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to La Châtaigneraie

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h 38m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to La Châtaigneraie

Drive to Leeds Bradford, fly to Nantes, train  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Nantes (NTE) LBA - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon

Train to Newcastle, fly to Nantes, train  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Nantes (NTE) NCL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Nantes  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Nantes (NTE) MAN - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Limoges, drive  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Limoges (LIG) MAN - LIG
  4. Drive from Limoges to La Châtaigneraie

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie is to bus which costs £65 - £95 and takes 26h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie is to drive and fly and bus which costs £35 - £350 and takes 7h 13m.

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It is approximately 877 km to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie.

The best way to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie without a car is to train which takes 11h 27m and costs £210 - £700.

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie is to train which takes 11h 27m and costs £210 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £95 and takes 26h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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La Châtaigneraie is 1h ahead of Darlington. It is currently 1:23 PM in Darlington and 2:23 PM in La Châtaigneraie.

Jet2.com, Eastern Airways, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Nantes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie.
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  • Distance: 877.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 27m

What companies run services between Darlington, England and La Châtaigneraie, Pays de la Loire, France?

You can take a train from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Massy Palaiseau, Massy-TGV, Saumur-Rive-Droite, Saumur, and Pouzauges in around 11h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to La Châtaigneraie via London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Niort, Pied De Fond, Breche, Place De La Breche, and Centre-Bourg in around 26h 57m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€8 - €250
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €380
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €290
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€35 - €50
Anytime Day Single
€120 - €180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€200 - €290
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€5 - €8
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€6 - €10
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€60 - €90
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Darlington to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €170
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single
€100 - €170
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
€9 - €14
Anytime Single
€8 - €11
Anytime Day Single
€19 - €35
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy-TGV to Saumur-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€50 - €65
Train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €33
1st Class
€23 - €27
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saumur to Pouzauges
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
Train from Tours to Chantonnay
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Nantes to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€156
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€30 - €40
Anytime Day 1st Class
€90 - €130
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€35 - €45
Anytime Day 1st Class
€95 - €140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€10 - €15
Off-Peak Day Single
€13 - €21
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €29
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€11 - €17
Off-Peak Day Single
€15 - €24
Anytime Day Single
€21 - €35
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€15 - €22
Off-Peak Day Single
€24 - €40
Anytime Day Single
€30 - €50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Tours
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Niort
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Darlington to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours)
Phone
02 51 44 76 10
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from La Rochelle - Gare SNCF to Fontenay-le-Comte
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours)
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75

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