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Taking the train from Roanne to Châteauroux in 3 hours 29 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Roanne to Châteauroux? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 7 hours 40 minutes to travel the 125 miles (200 km) from Roanne to Châteauroux by train, although you can get there in as little as 3 hours 29 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 5 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Roanne to Châteauroux start from €29.00 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Châteauroux? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Roanne to Châteauroux by train

It takes an average of 7h 40m to travel from Roanne to Châteauroux by train, over a distance of around 125 miles (200 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Roanne to Châteauroux and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 29m
PriceFrom €29
Distance125 miles (200 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train10:43
Last train21:47
Departure stationRoanne
Arrival stationChâteauroux
Changes1 change

Roanne to Châteauroux train times

Check out the next trains departing from Roanne to Châteauroux for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:43 13:58 4h 15m, 1 change
11:46 16:29 4h 43m, 3 changes
15:39 19:08 3h 29m, 1 change
17:46 06:24 12h 38m, 3 changes
20:47 10:05 13h 18m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Roanne to Châteauroux

The price of train tickets from Roanne to Châteauroux starts at €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 Roanne 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 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 Roanne to Châteauroux? 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 Roanne to Châteauroux take?

The average journey time by train between Roanne and Châteauroux is 7 hours and 40 minutes, with around 5 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 Roanne and Châteauroux by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Roanne to Châteauroux is 3 hours and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Roanne to Châteauroux cost?

Train ticket prices from Roanne to Châteauroux can start from as little as €29 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 Roanne to Châteauroux?

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

What time does the first train from Roanne to Châteauroux leave?

The first train from Roanne to Châteauroux leaves at 10:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Roanne to Châteauroux leave?

The last train from Roanne to Châteauroux leaves at 21:47. 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 Roanne and Châteauroux by train?

Trains travelling from Roanne to Châteauroux cover a distance of around 125 miles (200 km) during the journey.

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 Roanne to Châteauroux for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. 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 09/11/2021 for travel on 09/11/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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