How to get from London to Poitiers

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from London to Poitiers

You can get from London to Poitiers by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Poitiers on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30London Stansted Airport1h30 14:00Poitiers Biard Airport
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£561One-way
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11:30London Stansted Airport1h30 14:00Poitiers Biard Airport
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£561One-way

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Travel Information from London to Poitiers

distanceDistance340 miles (548 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £234 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 340 miles (548 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Poitiers from London. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Poitiers.

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Travel to Poitiers easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Poitiers.
FAQs

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Poitiers, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Poitiers from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Poitiers, France from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Poitiers, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between London and Poitiers closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Poitiers, France?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Poitiers?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Poitiers here.

There are 4 ways to get from London to Poitiers: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Poitiers, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Poitiers:

A ferry is about £40 less than a coach, which costs on average £40 for this route.

A ferry is £234 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Poitiers costing on average £234.

A ferry is about £2 less than a train, which costs on average £2 for this route.

The fastest way from London to Poitiers is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Poitiers from London can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h 30 min   on average.

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In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 28 min   on average.

The distance between London and Poitiers is around 340 miles (548 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Poitiers is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 1 flight a day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Poitiers as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Poitiers:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Poitiers Biard Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Gare de Poitiers.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Poitiers, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Poitiers by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from London to Poitiers for £40.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Poitiers. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair London to Poitiers tickets on Omio for £234.
Omio customers who travel from London to Poitiers often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Bordeaux or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Poitiers and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from London to Poitiers, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £40 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £234 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £2 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking London to Poitiers tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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