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Travelling from Chartres to Cognac by train

Looking to travel from Chartres to Cognac by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 6 hours 41 minutes to travel from Chartres to Cognac by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 40 minutes though. You'll usually find 10 trains per day running along the 209 miles (336 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Cognac, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Chartres to Cognac start from €61.50 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Cognac by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Chartres to Cognac by train

It takes an average of 6h 41m to travel from Chartres to Cognac by train, over a distance of around 209 miles (336 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Chartres to Cognac and tickets for this journey start from €61.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 40m
PriceFrom €61.50
Distance209 miles (336 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train04:52
Last train19:38
Departure stationChartres
Arrival stationCognac
Changes2 changes

Chartres to Cognac train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chartres to Cognac for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
03:52 09:20 5h 28m, 2 changes
04:35 11:14 6h 39m, 3 changes
07:52 12:45 4h 53m, 2 changes
08:35 15:14 6h 39m, 3 changes
11:52 16:41 4h 49m, 2 changes
13:52 18:04 4h 12m, 2 changes
15:39 19:19 3h 40m, 2 changes
15:51 21:24 5h 33m, 2 changes
17:52 06:21 12h 29m, 2 changes
18:38 07:12 12h 34m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Chartres to Cognac

The price of train tickets from Chartres to Cognac starts at €61.50 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 Chartres to Cognac 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chartres to Cognac? 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 Chartres to Cognac take?

The average journey time by train between Chartres and Cognac is 6 hours and 41 minutes, with around 10 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 Chartres and Cognac by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chartres to Cognac is 3 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Chartres to Cognac cost?

Train ticket prices from Chartres to Cognac can start from as little as €61.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Chartres to Cognac?

No, there are no direct train services from Chartres to Cognac. Travelling from Chartres to Cognac by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Chartres to Cognac leave?

The first train from Chartres to Cognac leaves at 04:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chartres to Cognac leave?

The last train from Chartres to Cognac leaves at 19:38. 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 Chartres and Cognac by train?

Trains travelling from Chartres to Cognac cover a distance of around 209 miles (336 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cognac to Chartres.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Chartres to Cognac for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 12/07/2021 for travel on 12/07/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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