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Travel from Cahors to Paris by train in 5 hours 20 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Cahors to Paris by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Cahors to Paris by train is 6 hours 1 minute, although on the fastest services it can take just 5 hours 20 minutes. You'll usually find 16 trains per day traveling the 495 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Paris. You can travel to Paris with SNCF – the main train operator in France – who offer comfortable, quick journeys on either a TER or Intercités service.

Book train tickets from Cahors to Paris in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $16.88. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Cahors to Paris by train

It takes an average of 6h 1m to travel from Cahors to Paris by train, over a distance of around 307 miles (495 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Cahors to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $16.88 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

5h 20m


495 miles (307 km)


16 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $16.88

Train and bus operators

SNCF, Flixbus

Cahors to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cahors to Paris for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:38 13:25 5h 47m, direct
08:32 14:53 6h 21m, 2 changes
10:28 16:12 5h 44m, 2 changes
11:13 16:52 5h 39m, 2 changes
11:36 17:18 5h 42m, direct
12:32 17:52 5h 20m, 1 change
13:17 18:52 5h 35m, 2 changes
13:42 19:33 5h 51m, direct
14:32 20:52 6h 20m, 1 change
16:32 22:00 5h 28m, 2 changes

Intercités and SNCF trains from Cahors to Paris

You can travel from Cahors to Paris on Intercités and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Cahors to Paris

The price of train tickets from Cahors to Paris starts at $16.88 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Cahors to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Cahors to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Cahors to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Cahors to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Cahors and Paris is 6 hours and 1 minute, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Cahors and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cahors to Paris is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Cahors to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Cahors to Paris can start from as little as $16.88 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Cahors to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cahors to Paris without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Cahors to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Cahors to Paris leave?

The first train from Cahors to Paris leaves at 06:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Cahors to Paris leave?

The last train from Cahors to Paris leaves at 20:18. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Cahors and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Cahors to Paris cover a distance of around 307 miles (495 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Cahors.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cahors to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/21/2023 for travel on 02/21/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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