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There are 11 ways to get from London to Angoulême by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme Tgv

$167 - $336

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Bus  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Angoulême Ouibus

$34 - $47

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Angoulême

$280 - $342

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Angoulême

$136 - $210

Fly London Gatwick to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme

$83 - $260

Fly London Stansted to Poitiers, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Poitiers (PIS) STN - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Angouleme

$94 - $272

Fly London Stansted to Limoges, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Limoges (LIG) STN - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges Montjovis to Angouleme

$94 - $294

Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bordeaux (BOD) STN - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme

$84 - $820

Train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bordeaux (BOD) LTN - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme

$81 - $285

Fly London Stansted to Bergerac, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bergerac (EGC) STN - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Libourne
  3. Take the train from Libourne to Angouleme

$103 - $522

Fly London Stansted to La Rochelle, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH
  2. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes
  3. Take the train from Saintes to Angouleme

$101 - $728

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The cheapest way to get from London to Angoulême is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Angoulême is to train which costs £120 - £260 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Angoulême. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Angoulême - Cathédrale via Paris Centre - Bercy and Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 43 min.

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The distance between London and Angoulême is 407 miles.

The best way to get from London to Angoulême without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs £120 - £260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from London to Angoulême, including transfers.

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London to Angoulême bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Angoulême is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs £120 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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London to Angoulême bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Angoulême station.

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Map of how to get from London to Angoulême.
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  • Distance: 407.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between London, England and Angoulême, France?

You can take a train from London to Angoulême via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Chatelet/Les Halles, Les Halles, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Angoulême via Paris Centre - Bercy, Angoulême, and Angoulême - SNCF in around 16 h 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Eurostar
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
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Libourne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
$30 - $45
Train from Poitiers to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Limoges Montjovis to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Bergerac to Libourne
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Libourne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $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 Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Angoulême is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 7:12 AM in London and 8:12 AM in Angoulême.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Angoulême. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs £12 - £27.

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