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Train Information between Poitiers and London

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

Trains from Poitiers to London cover the 340 miles (548 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 26 min 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 Gare de Poitiers and arrive in London Victoria.

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Eurostar trains between Poitiers and London

You can travel by train from Poitiers to London with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar

Find Eurostar train schedules and tickets between Poitiers and London at the best prices with Omio! Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service connecting the UK to mainland Europe through the Channel Tunnel, popularly known as the Chunnel, with routes from London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst other European destinations. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), you will travel 340 miles (548 km) from Poitiers to London underwater in comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows.

There are three different Eurostar ticket types to choose from on your trip between Poitiers and London: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, hot meal and priority boarding). Check Eurostar’s train times and find the best deals available for this trip, then book your train today on Omio. Enjoy the comfortable and relaxing train journey from Poitiers to London with Eurostar!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Poitiers and London?

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

Is international entry into London from Poitiers restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • 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 required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Poitiers to London closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Poitiers, France?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

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

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

Last checked on 12/3/21. 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 Poitiers from London here.

How far is Poitiers to London by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Poitiers to London by train to be approximately 340 miles (548 km).
How long is the train from Poitiers to London?
The Poitiers to London train duration is on average 7 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 340 miles (548 km) from Poitiers to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Poitiers to London, which train station in Poitiers do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Poitiers to start your route from including Gare de Poitiers and Poitiers. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Gare de Poitiers   and arrive in London Victoria.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Gare de Poitiers, is located 0.1 miles (122 m) from the city center of Poitiers.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center of London.

What train providers go from Poitiers to London?
For the best Poitiers to London train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Poitiers and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to London from Poitiers?
The average number of trains departing Poitiers for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Poitiers
London
Gare de Poitiers is the most popular Poitiers 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 Poitiers for your trip to London.