There are 11 ways to get from London to Châteauroux by train, bus, night 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  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux Intercités

155€ - 421€

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Châteauroux, Chateauroux 725 / ...

31€ - 39€

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Night bus, train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux Intercités

74€ - 119€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Châteauroux

231€ - 272€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 19m

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

103€ - 152€

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux

103€ - 330€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux

93€ - 309€

Train to London Luton, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Paris CDG (CDG) LTN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux

103€ - 320€

Fly London Stansted to Limoges, train  •  8h 42m

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

72€ - 328€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Drive from Nantes to Châteauroux

91€ - 326€

Fly London Stansted to Tours St Symphorien, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) STN - TUF
  2. Take the train from St Pierre Des Corps to Vierzon Ville
  3. Take the train from Vierzon Ville to Chateauroux

89€ - 284€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Châteauroux is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Châteauroux is to train which costs £130 - £370 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Châteauroux. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Châteauroux, Chateauroux via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Châteauroux. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Chateauroux via Paris Nord, St Michel Nd Rer C and Paris Austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between London and Châteauroux is 539 km.

The best way to get from London to Châteauroux without a car is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £130 - £370.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from London to Châteauroux, including transfers.

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London to Châteauroux bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Châteauroux train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Châteauroux is to train which takes 5h 49m and costs £130 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 14h.

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Map of how to get from London to Châteauroux.
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  • Distance: 538.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Châteauroux via Paris Nord, St Michel Nd Rer C, Gare D'austerlitz, and Paris Austerlitz in around 5h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Châteauroux via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 14h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from London Luton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 330€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from London Stansted to Tours St Symphorien
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Chateauroux
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
39€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Chateauroux
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 25€
1st Class
33€ - 35€
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
Train from Vierzon Ville to Chateauroux
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 19€
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
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 19€
Anytime Single
17€ - 26€
Bus operators
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
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Châteauroux, Chateauroux
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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London to Châteauroux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Châteauroux, Chateauroux station.

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Châteauroux is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:47 AM in London and 11:47 AM in Châteauroux.

London to Châteauroux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chateauroux station.

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Air France and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Châteauroux. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £5 - £35.

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