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Paris to Châteauroux by train

It takes an average of 4h 25m to travel from Paris to Châteauroux by train, over a distance of around 144 miles (232 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Paris to Châteauroux and tickets for this journey start from $12.99 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 3m
PriceFrom $12.99
Distance144 miles (232 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationChâteauroux
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Paris to Châteauroux train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Châteauroux for Tuesday May 11th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:41 Paris Austerlitz08:48 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3605 SNCF Get tickets2h 7m, direct
08:29 Paris Austerlitz10:42 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3619 SNCF Get tickets2h 13m, direct
09:07 Paris Austerlitz11:25 ChâteaurouxTER 3909 SNCF Get tickets2h 18m, 1 change
09:25 Paris Austerlitz14:52 ChâteaurouxTER 14037 SNCF Get tickets5h 27m, 1 change
10:06 Paris Montparnasse14:52 ChâteaurouxTGV INOUI 8433 SNCF Get tickets4h 46m, 2 changes
14:41 Paris Austerlitz16:47 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3645 SNCF Get tickets2h 6m, direct
16:41 Paris Austerlitz18:44 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3655 SNCF Get tickets2h 3m, direct
17:41 Paris Austerlitz19:44 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3665 SNCF Get tickets2h 3m, direct
19:41 Paris Austerlitz21:48 ChâteaurouxIntercités 3685 SNCF Get tickets2h 7m, direct
20:27 Paris Austerlitz08:26 ChâteaurouxTER 14073 SNCF Get tickets11h 59m, 1 change

SNCF and Intercités trains from Paris to Châteauroux

You can travel from Paris to Châteauroux on SNCF and Intercités 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.

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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Châteauroux

The price of train tickets from Paris to Châteauroux starts at $12.99 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 Paris to Châteauroux 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 Paris to Châteauroux

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Châteauroux? 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 Paris to Châteauroux take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Châteauroux is 4 hours and 25 minutes, with around 20 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 Paris and Châteauroux by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Châteauroux is 2 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Châteauroux cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Châteauroux can start from as little as $12.99 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 Paris to Châteauroux?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Châteauroux without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Paris to Châteauroux each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Paris to Châteauroux leaves at 01:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Châteauroux leaves at 09:06. 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 Paris and Châteauroux by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Châteauroux cover a distance of around 144 miles (232 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Châteauroux to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Châteauroux for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/11/2021. 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 01/04/2021 for travel on 01/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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