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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 53m
Trains per day9
Fare range€15.00 - €159.00
Distance232km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:39
Last train departs at22:50
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 02m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationParis
Destination StationChâteauroux

Paris to Châteauroux train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Châteauroux for Tuesday 19th Feb 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
16:38
18:43
Paris
Châteauroux
2h 05m
Direct
17:41
19:43
Paris
Châteauroux
2h 02m
Direct
18:41
20:46
Paris
Châteauroux
2h 05m
Direct
19:38
21:44
Paris
Châteauroux
2h 06m
Direct
22:50
08:25
Paris
Châteauroux
9h 35m
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 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

Train tickets from Paris to Châteauroux start at €15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €45.79.
lowest price found
from15
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price30.93
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price44.39
on the day
avg. single price45.79

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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Châteauroux by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Châteauroux is 2 hours and 53 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from Paris to Châteauroux. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Paris to Châteauroux?

The first train from Paris to Châteauroux departs at 06:39. The last train from Paris to Châteauroux departs at 22:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Paris and Châteauroux?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Châteauroux without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Paris to Châteauroux. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Châteauroux to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Châteauroux.
*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. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Châteauroux for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/02/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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