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Saintes to Lourdes by train

It takes an average of 6h 45m to travel from Saintes to Lourdes by train, over a distance of around 185 miles (298 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Saintes to Lourdes and tickets for this journey start from €19.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 5m
Price€19.50 - €89.60
Distance185 miles (298 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
Departure stationSaintes
Arrival stationLourdes
Changes1 change

Saintes to Lourdes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Saintes to Lourdes for Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:27 12:35 7h 8m, 2 changes
06:35 13:30 6h 55m, 2 changes
08:33 14:37 6h 4m, 1 change
10:36 16:27 5h 51m, 2 changes
12:34 18:16 5h 42m, 2 changes
14:36 20:40 6h 4m, 1 change
16:33 21:44 5h 11m, 1 change
17:32 22:37 5h 5m, 1 change
19:36 08:25 12h 49m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Saintes to Lourdes

Train tickets from Saintes to Lourdes start at €19.50 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 €49.40.
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avg. single price49.40

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 Saintes to Lourdes 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 Saintes to Lourdes? 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 Saintes to Lourdes take?

The average journey time by train between Saintes and Lourdes is 6 hours and 45 minutes, with around 9 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 Saintes and Lourdes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Saintes to Lourdes is 5 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Saintes to Lourdes cost?

Train ticket prices from Saintes to Lourdes can start from as little as €19.50 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 Saintes to Lourdes?

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

What time does the first train from Saintes to Lourdes leave?

The first train from Saintes to Lourdes leaves at 05:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Saintes to Lourdes leave?

The last train from Saintes to Lourdes leaves at 19:36. 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 Saintes and Lourdes by train?

Trains travelling from Saintes to Lourdes cover a distance of around 185 miles (298 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lourdes to Saintes.
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 Saintes to Lourdes for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/02/2021. 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 09/01/2021 for travel on 14/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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