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Vierzon to Roanne by train

It takes an average of 7h 7m to travel from Vierzon to Roanne by train, over a distance of around 126 miles (202 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Vierzon to Roanne and tickets for this journey start from €15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 36m
Price€15 - €147.20
Distance126 miles (202 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
Departure stationVierzon
Arrival stationRoanne
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Vierzon to Roanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vierzon to Roanne for Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:27 12:09 2h 42m, direct
14:50 18:16 3h 26m, 2 changes
17:41 20:17 2h 36m, direct
18:02 07:18 13h 16m, 2 changes
21:02 10:39 13h 37m, 2 changes

SNCF and Intercités trains from Vierzon to Roanne

You can travel from Vierzon to Roanne on SNCF and Intercités 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.

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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Cheap train tickets from Vierzon to Roanne

Train tickets from Vierzon to Roanne 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 €59.73.
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avg. single price59.73

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 Vierzon to Roanne 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 Vierzon to Roanne? 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 Vierzon to Roanne take?

The average journey time by train between Vierzon and Roanne is 7 hours and 7 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 Vierzon and Roanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vierzon to Roanne is 2 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Vierzon to Roanne cost?

Train ticket prices from Vierzon to Roanne can start from as little as €15 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 Vierzon to Roanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vierzon to Roanne without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Vierzon to Roanne each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Vierzon to Roanne leaves at 09:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vierzon to Roanne leaves at 21:02. 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 Vierzon and Roanne by train?

Trains travelling from Vierzon to Roanne cover a distance of around 126 miles (202 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. / 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 Vierzon to Roanne 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 18/01/2021 for travel on 29/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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