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Poitiers to Arcachon by train

It takes an average of 3h 27m to travel from Poitiers to Arcachon by train, over a distance of around 152 miles (244 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Poitiers to Arcachon and tickets for this journey start from €15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 21m
Price€15 - €185.60
Distance152 miles (244 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationPoitiers
Arrival stationArcachon
Changes1 change

Poitiers to Arcachon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Poitiers to Arcachon for Tuesday 27th Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:45 10:06 2h 21m, 1 change
07:50 12:28 4h 38m, 1 change
10:43 13:28 2h 45m, 1 change
11:48 14:28 2h 40m, 1 change
15:46 19:00 3h 14m, 1 change
17:31 19:58 2h 27m, 1 change
18:43 21:28 2h 45m, 1 change
18:49 21:33 2h 44m, 1 change
20:43 23:28 2h 45m, 1 change
22:39 06:58 8h 19m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Poitiers to Arcachon

Train tickets from Poitiers to Arcachon 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 €53.28.
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avg. single price53.28

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 Poitiers to Arcachon 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 dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Poitiers to Arcachon? 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 Poitiers to Arcachon take?

The average journey time by train between Poitiers and Arcachon is 3 hours and 27 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 Poitiers and Arcachon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Poitiers to Arcachon is 2 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Poitiers to Arcachon cost?

Train tickets from Poitiers to Arcachon can start from as little as €15 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 Poitiers to Arcachon?

No, there are no direct train services from Poitiers to Arcachon. Travelling from Poitiers to Arcachon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Poitiers to Arcachon leave?

The first train from Poitiers to Arcachon leaves at 07:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Poitiers to Arcachon leave?

The last train from Poitiers to Arcachon leaves at 22:39. 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 Poitiers and Arcachon by train?

Trains travelling from Poitiers to Arcachon cover a distance of around 152 miles (244 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Arcachon to Poitiers.
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 Poitiers to Arcachon for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/10/2020. 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 11/10/2020 for travel on 03/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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