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

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Niort Tgv

€184 - €433

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Niort

€41 - €55

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Bus, train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Niort Tgv

€112 - €132

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Niort

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 7m

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

€240 - €280

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Niort

€128 - €334

Fly London Stansted to Nantes, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
  3. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Niort

€100 - €263

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
  4. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Niort

€107 - €308

Train to Southampton, fly to Nantes, train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE) SOU - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
  4. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Niort

€195 - €787

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  10h 14m

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

€132 - €906

London to Niort by train, subway and walk

The journey time between London and Niort is around 10h and covers a distance of around 852 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 8m. Operated by Eurostar, Paris Metro and TGV inOui, the London to Niort service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Niort. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h
Fastest journey time:
5h 8m
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€184
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:01
Last service departs at:
17:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Niort train, subway and walk schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Niort is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Niort is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Niort is 1 metre.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Niort is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 15h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Niort is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs £150 - £380.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Niort. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Niort via Lille and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Niort. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Niort via Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between London and Niort is 577 km.

The best way to get from London to Niort without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs £150 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from London to Niort, including transfers.

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London to Niort bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from London to Niort.
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  • Distance: 577 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Niort via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 6h 7m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €500
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€230 - €500
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Niort
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Niort
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Poitiers to Niort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €27
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
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 Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Niort
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Poitiers to Niort
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Niort
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
dfds.co.uk

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

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Niort is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 4:09 AM in London and 5:09 AM in Niort.

London to Niort train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Niort 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 51+ hotels available in Niort. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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