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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 via Paris Montparnasse  •  7h 18m

  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

$180 - $355

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Bus  •  17h 38m

  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 - $74

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Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Angouleme Tgv
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$187 - $384

Bus, train  •  16h 2m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angoulême
  3. Take the bus from Angoulême - SNCF to Cognac - Place Gambetta 15

$83 - $119

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 58m

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

$285 - $342

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 28m

  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 Gatwick to Bordeaux, train  •  7h 57m

  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

$97 - $281

Fly London Stansted to Limoges, train  •  9h 1m

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

$107 - $309

Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 24m

  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

$98 - $841

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

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

$99 - $279

Fly London Stansted to La Rochelle, train  •  7h 37m

  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

$95 - $719

Train to Southend, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bordeaux (BOD) SEN - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
  4. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$134 - $411

Fly London City to Paris Orly, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  2. Take the train from Massy TGV to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Cognac

$195 - $1,534

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Cognac is to train which costs £130 - £280 and takes 7h 18m.

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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 17h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Cognac. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Cognac via Marne la Vallée-Chessy and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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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 7h 18m and costs £130 - £280.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m 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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London to Cognac train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Cognac is to train which takes 7h 18m and costs £130 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 17h 38m.

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Map of how to get from London to Cognac.
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  • Distance: 403.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

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 7h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Cognac via Paris, Paris, Paris City Centre - Bercy, Angoulême, and Angoulême - SNCF in around 17h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southend to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Massy TGV to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $140
Train from Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean to Gare de Angoulême
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Aixe sur Vienne to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes
Ave. Duration
47m
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
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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
$2
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
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
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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London to Cognac bus services, operated by CITRAM Charente, arrive at Cognac - Place Gambetta station.

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Cognac is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 1:25 AM in London and 2:25 AM in Cognac.

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

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

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There are 183+ hotels available in Cognac. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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