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Travel from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) by train in 34 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) by train is 2 hours 2 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 34 minutes. Around 11 trains per day travel the 39 miles (62 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Ruffec (Charente). You can travel to Ruffec (Charente) with SNCF – the main train operator in France – who offer comfortable, quick journeys on either a TER or Intercités service.

Book train tickets from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €10.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) by train

It takes an average of 2h 2m to travel from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) by train, over a distance of around 39 miles (62 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) and tickets for this journey start from €10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 34m
PriceFrom €10
Distance39 miles (62 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train06:18
Last train20:43
Departure stationPoitiers
Arrival stationRuffec (Charente)
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Other

Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) for Tuesday 16th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:18 05:52 34m, direct
06:07 06:45 38m, direct
06:38 07:57 1h 19m, 1 change
07:53 08:36 43m, direct
10:43 15:57 5h 14m, 1 change
15:18 16:00 42m, direct
16:16 16:58 42m, direct
17:04 17:48 44m, direct
17:43 18:56 1h 13m, 1 change
18:17 18:59 42m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente)

You can travel from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) 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 Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente)

The price of train tickets from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) starts at €10 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 Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) 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 Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente)? 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 Ruffec (Charente) take?

The average journey time by train between Poitiers and Ruffec (Charente) is 2 hours and 2 minutes, with around 11 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 Ruffec (Charente) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) is 34 minutes.

How much does the train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) cost?

Train ticket prices from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) can start from as little as €10 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 Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) leave?

The first train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) leaves at 06:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) leave?

The last train from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) leaves at 20:43. 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 Ruffec (Charente) by train?

Trains travelling from Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) cover a distance of around 39 miles (62 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Ruffec (Charente) 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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Poitiers to Ruffec (Charente) for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 08/12/2022 for travel on 08/12/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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