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Journey timeFrom 3h 33m
Price$42.83 - $96.07
Distance311km (193 miles)
Departure stationRuffec (Charente)
Arrival stationBayonne
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operators

Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne for Tuesday 15th Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:5811:523h 54m, 2 changes
08:4913:525h 03m, 2 changes
09:2116:467h 25m, 2 changes
13:1916:523h 33m, 2 changes
18:0421:523h 48m, 2 changes
20:1107:3311h 22m, 2 changes

TGV, TER and SNCF trains from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne

You can travel from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne on TGV, 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

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).

Cheap train tickets from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne

Train tickets from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne start at €37 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 €64.08.
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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 Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne 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 Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne? 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 Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne take?

The average journey time by train between Ruffec (Charente) and Bayonne is 5 hours and 50 minutes, with around 6 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 Ruffec (Charente) and Bayonne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne is 3 hours and 33 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne can start from as little as €37 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 Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne?

No, there are no direct train services from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne. Travelling from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne leaves at 07:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne leaves at 20:11. 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 Ruffec (Charente) and Bayonne by train?

Trains travelling from Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne cover a distance of around 311km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bayonne to Ruffec (Charente).
*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 Ruffec (Charente) to Bayonne for a typical week day using timetable data for 15/10/2019. 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 19/10/2018 for travel on 19/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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