There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Charente-Maritime by train, bus, car 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, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Poitiers to Saintes Ouibus

$69 - $80

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Niort 723
  2. Take the bus from Niort to Saintes Ouibus

$26 - $43

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Bus Isilines  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Porte de Charenton to Saintes

$37 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Charente-Maritime 297.4 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Paris Orly to La Rochelle, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to La Rochelle (LRH) ORY - LRH
  2. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Saintes

$136 - $969

Fly Paris Orly to Bordeaux, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes

$90 - $248

Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes

$96 - $309

Fly Paris CDG to Nantes, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$100 - $331

Fly Paris Orly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nantes (NTE) ORY - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Saintes

$99 - $340

Fly Paris Orly to Limoges, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Limoges (LIG) ORY - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges Montjovis to Angouleme
  3. Take the train from Angouleme to Saintes

$200 - $536

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Charente-Maritime. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Saintes via Niort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Paris and Charente-Maritime is 415 km. The road distance is 475.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Charente-Maritime without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Paris to Charente-Maritime, including transfers.

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Paris to Charente-Maritime bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to La Rochelle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Paris to Charente-Maritime bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Saintes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Charente-Maritime is 476 km. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from Paris to Charente-Maritime.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Charente-Maritime. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Charente-Maritime.
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  • Distance: 259.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Charente-Maritime, France?

You can take a bus from Paris to Charente-Maritime via Niort in around 8 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Limoges Montjovis to Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Angouleme to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
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 Poitiers to Saintes
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Niort to Saintes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Niort
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from La Rochelle to Saintes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Porte de Charenton to Saintes
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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