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About the train journey from Périgueux to Limoges

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The train from Périgueux to Limoges usually takes 1 hour 42 minutes on average to travel 84 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 3 minutes. You can expect to find 14 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Limoges, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. The route to Limoges is operated by SNCF, the French national train operator. You're likely to be traveling on a TER regional train, or Intercités service during your journey, both of which offer modern comfortable seating.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Périgueux to Limoges in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $10.29.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Limoges, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Périgueux to Limoges by train

It takes an average of 1h 42m to travel from Périgueux to Limoges by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Périgueux to Limoges and tickets for this journey start from $10.29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 3m
PriceFrom $10.29
Distance52 miles (84 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train04:31
Last train21:06
Departure stationPérigueux
Arrival stationLimoges
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Périgueux to Limoges train times

Check out the next trains departing from Périgueux to Limoges for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:06 07:26 1h 20m, direct
06:38 07:45 1h 7m, direct
07:45 08:51 1h 6m, direct
10:44 11:49 1h 5m, direct
12:14 13:40 1h 26m, direct
13:42 14:45 1h 3m, direct
14:28 15:48 1h 20m, direct
16:02 17:25 1h 23m, direct
17:07 18:29 1h 22m, direct
18:01 19:07 1h 6m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Périgueux to Limoges

You can travel from Périgueux to Limoges on TER 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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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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 Périgueux to Limoges

The price of train tickets from Périgueux to Limoges starts at $10.29 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 Périgueux to Limoges 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 Périgueux to Limoges

Want to know more about your journey from Périgueux to Limoges? 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 Périgueux to Limoges take?

The average journey time by train between Périgueux and Limoges is 1 hour and 42 minutes, with around 14 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 Périgueux and Limoges by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Périgueux to Limoges is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Périgueux to Limoges cost?

Train tickets from Périgueux to Limoges can start from as little as $10.29 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 Périgueux to Limoges?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Périgueux to Limoges without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Périgueux to Limoges each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Périgueux to Limoges leave?

The first train from Périgueux to Limoges leaves at 04:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Périgueux to Limoges leave?

The last train from Périgueux to Limoges leaves at 21:06. 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 Périgueux and Limoges by train?

Trains travelling from Périgueux to Limoges cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Limoges to Périgueux.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Périgueux to Limoges for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. 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 09/15/2022 for travel on 09/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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