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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Angoulême by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Angouleme Tgv

154€ - 201€

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Fly Geneva to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bordeaux (BOD) GVA - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme

70€ - 226€

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Train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Angouleme Tgv / ...

126€ - 252€

Bus  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Périgueux
  2. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF L1

Night bus, bus  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva to Périgueux, Périgueux N706
  2. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF L1

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Angoulême 664.7 km

75€ - 120€

Train to Lyon, fly to Poitiers, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Poitiers (PIS) LYS - PIS
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to Angouleme

153€ - 344€

Train to Lyon, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme

120€ - 344€

Train to Lyon, fly to Limoges, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG
  3. Take the bus from Limoges - Ciel* to ANGOULEME Gare SNCF

118€ - 308€

Fly Geneva to Toulouse, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme

98€ - 308€

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Angoulême is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Angoulême is to drive which costs SFr 80 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Angoulême. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Gare SNCF via Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Angoulême. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Angouleme via Bercy and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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The distance between Geneva and Angoulême is 467 km. The road distance is 664.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Angoulême without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 48m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Geneva to Angoulême, including transfers.

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Geneva to Angoulême bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Genève station.

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Geneva to Angoulême train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Angoulême is to train via Paris which takes 6h 48m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 43m.

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  • Distance: 467.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Angoulême, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Angoulême via Paris Gare De Lyon, Bercy, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 6h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Angoulême via Gare SNCF in around 12h 43m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 650€
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 650€
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Train operators
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 Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 95€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
80€ - 100€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
36€ - 41€
1st Class
32€ - 37€
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
28€ - 34€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 60€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 80€
Rail 1st Class
70€ - 110€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 22€
Rail 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Périgueux
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
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eurolines.ch
TransPérigord
Phone
05 53 08 43 13
Email
transperigord@transdev.com
Website
transperigord.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
TransPérigord
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Geneva to Périgueux, Périgueux
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine
Phone
05 44 00 10 63
Website
moohv87.fr
Bus from Limoges - Ciel* to ANGOULEME Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2€
Website
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva to Angoulême bus services, operated by TransPérigord, arrive at Gare SNCF station.

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Geneva to Angoulême train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Angouleme station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Angoulême is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Geneva to Angoulême.

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Swiss, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Angoulême. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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