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Train, bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Angouleme Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Angouleme-Gare Sncf to Gare SNCF Pons Ligne R3 PONS-ANG

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Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train  •  6h 29m

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

€69 - €213

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Train, bus via Juvisy  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Juvisy to Angoulême Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Angouleme-Gare Sncf to Gare SNCF Pons Ligne R3 PONS-ANG

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Pons 492.2 km

€50 - €80

Fly Paris CDG to Nantes, train  •  8h 18m

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

€104 - €351

Fly Paris Orly to Brive, bus, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brive (BVE) ORY - BVE
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Pons

€75 - €227

Fly Paris Orly to Limoges, train  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Limoges (LIG) ORY - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges Benedictins to Cenon
  3. Take the train from Cenon to Pons

€182 - €288

Paris to Pons by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Pons is around 4h 19m and covers a distance of around 509 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by TGV inOui and CITRAM Charente, the Paris to Pons service departs from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arrives in Gare SNCF Pons. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 19m
Fastest journey time:
3h 53m
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
17:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Pons train and bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Pons is to drive, which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Pons is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 31m.

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The distance between Paris and Pons is 425 km. The road distance is 492.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Pons without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Paris to Pons, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Pons is 492 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Paris to Pons.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Pons. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Pons.
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  • Distance: 425.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Pons, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Pons. However, you can take the train to Angouleme, take the walk to Angouleme-Gare Sncf, then take the bus to Gare SNCF Pons. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Paris to Pons via Juvisy, Angoulême, and Angouleme-Gare Sncf in around 6h 57m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €160
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 Angouleme
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
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 Juvisy to Angoulême
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Pons
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
Train from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Limoges Benedictins to Cenon
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Cenon to Pons
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €30
Bus operators
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angouleme-Gare Sncf to Gare SNCF Pons
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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 Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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