There are 13 ways to get from London to Cognac 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  •  7 h 31 min

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

$181 - $362

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Angoulême
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$48 - $75

11 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Arpajon to Saintes

$129 - $312

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 1 min

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

$286 - $343

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 28 min

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

$141 - $210

Fly London Stansted to La Rochelle, train  •  8 h 7 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 Cognac

$96 - $719

Fly London Gatwick to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 29 min

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

$102 - $279

Fly London Stansted to Limoges, train  •  9 h 21 min

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

$109 - $315

Fly London Gatwick to Nantes, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$100 - $284

Train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 50 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
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$104 - $307

Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 56 min

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

$103 - $839

Fly London Stansted to Bergerac, train  •  10 h 5 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
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$117 - $544

Fly London City to Bergerac, train  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bergerac (EGC) LCY - EGC
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Libourne
  3. Take the train from Libourne to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$266 - $994

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cognac is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 17 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cognac is to train which costs £130 - £280 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Cognac. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Cognac - Place Gambetta via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Angoulême - SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

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The distance between London and Cognac is 404 miles.

The best way to get from London to Cognac without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs £130 - £280.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from London to Cognac, including transfers.

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London to Cognac bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Cognac is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs £130 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 17 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 403.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from London to Cognac via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Angouleme in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Cognac via Paris, Paris, Paris City Centre - Bercy, Angoulême, and Angoulême - SNCF in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
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
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from London City to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $51
Train from Libourne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angouleme to Cognac
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
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 Cognac
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Limoges Montjovis to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Arpajon to Saintes
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Phone
05 49 18 59 27
Email
transport16@nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Ferry operators

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