Getting there - Practical information

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Getting to Angoulême city, in the heart of the Cognac region in France.

At only 2 hours from Paris by TGV and 1h30 from the Atlantic coast, Angoulême is easily accessible !

cathedral

By car
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  • Autoroute A10 Paris / Bordeaux ; exit Poitiers/Cognac

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By train – SNCF
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  • Angoulême / Paris Montparnasse (18 TGV per day) : 2H10
  • Lille / Angoulême : 4H00
  • Aéroport de Roissy / Angoulême : 3H10
  • Londres / Angoulême : 5H00
  • Bruxelles / Angoulême : 5H20
  • Bordeaux / Angoulême : 0H55

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Getting around town

Taxi- Radios Taxis d’Angoulême : (+33)5.45.95.55.55
Angoulême is 2h10 from Paris and 45 minutes from Bordeaux by TGV train.

Learners will be met by Hélène at the airport or at the train station. Please provide details concerning your arrival in Angoulême at least 2 weeks in advance. Once you arrive, look out for someone holding a sign with “Live French” on it. Taxis will also be available upon request.