There are 11 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac by plane, car, train, bus, car ferry or car train

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Fly to La Rochelle, drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH
  2. Drive from La Rochelle to Cognac

50€ - 566€

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Bus  •  21h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Angoulême
  4. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

38€ - 84€

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Fly to Nantes, drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  2. Drive from Nantes to Cognac

62€ - 280€

Fly to Limoges, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Limoges (LIG) STN - LIG
  2. Take the train from Gare de Aixe-sur-Vienne to Gare de Angoulême
  3. Take the train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Cognac

74€ - 262€

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD
  2. Take the train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
  3. Take the train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Cognac

63€ - 742€

Fly to Bergerac, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bergerac (EGC) STN - EGC
  2. Take the train from Gare de Bergerac to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
  3. Take the train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
  4. Take the train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Cognac

83€ - 488€

Train, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Gare de Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy. to Gare de Angoulême Ter / ...
  4. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

210€ - 520€

Train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Angouleme Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Cognac Ter

219€ - 533€

Bus via Paris  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Angoulême 210
  4. Take the bus from Angoulême - Cathédrale to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

55€ - 94€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Cognac

104€ - 211€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Cognac

263€ - 321€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac is to bus which costs £30 - £75 and takes 21h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac is to fly and drive which costs £40 - £480 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via London, Paris, Gallieni, ST MICHEL Girac and Angoulême - Cathédrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Gare de Cognac via Tottenham Hale station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe and Gare de Angoulême. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Cognac is 690 km.

The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 15m and costs £170 - £440.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs £180 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 19h 37m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 689.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Cognac, France?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Gare de Angoulême in around 10h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Paris, Gallieni, Angoulême, ST MICHEL Girac, ANGOULEME Cathédrale, and Angoulême - Cathédrale in around 19h 37m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 420€
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 290€
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from London Stansted to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Train operators
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 Gare de Aixe-sur-Vienne to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
Train from Gare de Angoulême to Gare de Cognac
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 24€
1st Class
33€ - 35€
Train from Gare de Bergerac to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
25€ - 27€
Train from Gare de Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy. to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
36€ - 41€
1st Class
32€ - 37€
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Train from Lille Europe to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 140€
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
22€
First
32€
Business
31€
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
20€
First
30€
Business
29€
Greater Anglia
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
156€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
CFTA Centre Ouest
Website
cftaco.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Angoulême - Cathédrale to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
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
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angoulême - Cathédrale to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
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 Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Book at
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€
Website
Airport Bus Express
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
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
23€ - 30€
Reclining Seat
30€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
14€
2-bed inside cabin
50€ - 70€

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to La Rochelle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac bus services, operated by CFTA Centre Ouest, arrive at Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Cognac is 1h ahead of London Stansted Airport (STN). It is currently 12:59 PM in London Stansted Airport (STN) and 1:59 PM in Cognac.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Cognac train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Cognac station.

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Jet2.com and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Cognac. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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