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There are 10 ways to get from London to Coutras by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Coutras

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Coutras

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Coutras

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Coutras

Train to London Luton, fly to Bordeaux, train

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

Fly London Stansted to Bordeaux, train

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

Fly London City to Bergerac, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bergerac (EGC)
  2. Take the train from Bergerac to Libourne

Fly London Stansted to Bergerac, train

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

Fly London Heathrow to Toulouse, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toulouse (TLS)
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Coutras
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Coutras is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Coutras is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Coutras is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to United Kingdom from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from London to Coutras is to bus and train, which costs £30 - £75 and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Coutras is to train and fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Coutras. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Coutras via Gare du Nord, Massy Tgv and Angouleme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between London and Coutras is 719 km.

The best way to get from London to Coutras without a car is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs £150 - £410.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from London to Coutras, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Coutras is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 11:05 AM in London and 12:05 PM in Coutras.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Coutras.
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  • Distance: 719.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Coutras via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Massy - Palaiseau, Massy Tgv, and Angouleme in around 7h 43m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Flights from London Luton to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from London City to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €280
Flights from London Stansted to Bergerac
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Massy Tgv to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
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 Massy Tgv to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
Train from Angouleme to Coutras
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Coutras
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €21
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Bergerac to Libourne
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bordeaux Saint-Jean - Terres de Borde
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€98
Standard Car - Premium
€156

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

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There are 81+ hotels available in Coutras. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 49 min and costs £15 - £27.

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