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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Limoges by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges

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Bus via Orléans

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans
  2. Take the bus from Orléans to Limoges

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Limoges

Drive

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Limoges

Fly to Limoges

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Limoges (LIG)

Fly to Brive, bus

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brive (BVE)
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges

Paris to Limoges by train

The train journey time between Paris and Limoges is around 3h 16m and covers a distance of around 397 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 13m. Operated by SNCF, the Paris to Limoges train service departs from Paris Austerlitz and arrives in Limoges Benedictins. Typically 62 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
3h 16m
Fastest train time:
3h 13m
Train distance:
397 km
Trains per week:
62
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:41
Last train departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Limoges train schedules

Paris → Limoges
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limoges is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Limoges is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Limoges is to bus which costs €14 - €24 and takes 4h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Limoges is to fly. Taking this option will cost €95 - €180 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Limoges. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Austerlitz and arriving at Limoges Benedictins. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Paris and Limoges is 346 km. The road distance is 389 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs €45 - €90.

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The train from Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins takes 3h 13m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Paris to Limoges bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Paris Austerlitz station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Limoges is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs €45 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €24 and takes 4h 30m, you could also fly, which costs €95 - €180 and takes 2h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 346.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 13m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Limoges, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €90 and the journey takes 3h 13m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges twice daily. Tickets cost €14 - €18 and the journey takes 4h 30m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Train operators
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 Paris Austerlitz to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €90
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Orléans
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Orléans to Limoges
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
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.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Limoges
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Limoges Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Paris to Limoges bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Limoges station.

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Paris to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Limoges is 389 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Paris to Limoges.

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Chalair Aviation offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Limoges Airport.

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Book your Paris to Limoges bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Limoges. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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