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Train Information from London to Poitiers

distanceDistance340 miles (548 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV or Eurostar

Trains from London to Poitiers cover the 340 miles (548 km) long route taking on average 12 h with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gare de Poitiers.

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Travel with Eurostar from London to Poitiers

Eurostar will get you from London to Poitiers at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between London and Poitiers in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from London to Poitiers, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets between London and Poitiers and when traveling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Poitiers, France if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Poitiers, France by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Poitiers, France?

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 10/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Poitiers as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Poitiers, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Poitiers to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Poitiers?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last checked on 10/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Poitiers here.

    How many miles is it from London to Poitiers by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Poitiers from London by train to be approximately 340 miles (548 km).
    What is the London to Poitiers train travel time?
    On average the London to Poitiers train travel time is 12 h  for the 340 miles (548 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the train from London to Poitiers depart from? Which Poitiers train station do I come into from London?

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Poitiers, your train can arrive in train stations including Gare de Poitiers and Poitiers.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Gare de Poitiers.

    Where do I find the London train station to Poitiers? Where is the Poitiers train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, Gare de Poitiers, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Poitiers.

    What train providers offer a service to Poitiers from London?
    If you're looking for trains from London to Poitiers, you can rely on TGV or Eurostar to get you to Poitiers. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Poitiers journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains are there from London to Poitiers a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Poitiers. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Poitiers
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Poitiers.
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    Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Amenities at station
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Amenities at station
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    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: 326, 139
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar