Poitiers Train station

Daily Car Hire Rates in Poitiers Train station

  • Mini

    Renault Twingo
    passenger
    4 |
    luggage
    1 |
    door
    3 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 22.34
  • Economy

    Peugeot 208
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    2 |
    door
    5 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 24.85
  • Compact

    Peugeot 308
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    3 |
    door
    5 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 30.53
  • 5 seat minivan

    Peugeot Partner
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    4 |
    door
    5 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 39.79
  • Standard

    Peugeot 3008
    passenger
    5 |
    luggage
    4 |
    door
    4 |
    ac
    manual auto
    From € 40.15

*daily rates in Poitiers Train station based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Customer questions about Poitiers Train station car hire

Hi, if i was to hire a 'mini' class vehicle ie peugot 107 at £178 for ten days from Poitiers station, with one additional driver free - how much would it cost to reduce the excess to £0?

Hi, our Full Protection policy cost varies depending on the length of the rental, but is typicall around 8-10 EUR per day. If you run a quote from the website and select a car, it will confirm that rate of the excess insurance as an option when you proceed to stage 2 of the process. You can accept or decline the extra insurance at this stage.

Poitiers Train station Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Poitiers Train Station is located between the region of Poitou-Charentes and the department of Vienne.
  • The fastest train that goes through Poitiers train station is the TGV Atlantique service.
  • Poitiers Train Station also has trains to La Rochelle, Tours, Limoges, Angouleme and Niort.
  • If you don’t want to choose car hire Poitiers Train Station then there is also a TER bus service.
  • The TER (Transport express regional) runs the majority of rail services from the station.


Poitiers Train Station Mini Guide

The Station
Poitiers railway station is a stop on the high speed TGV line linking the major cities of France. It’s found on the Boulevard de Pont Achard and the Boulevard Solferino. Limited parking is available at the station but there is no long term parking.

poitiers train station

Getting There
The TGV link from major French cities mean that it’s quick and easy to get from Paris (90 minutes), Bordeaux (2 hours), Lille (3 hours) and Lyon (3½ hours).

Getting to Your Destination
At the station it’s possible to change from the TGV to local trains that serve the surrounding area. The centre of Poitiers is only a 5 minute walk away but local buses call regularly at the station before heading to locations across the city. There are also regional buses that leave the station at regular times going to towns and villages in the region. If hiring a car from the station, the desks are found at the end of the platform before exiting the station. Limited numbers of cars are available because of space restrictions so it is always advisable to book in advance.

view of poitiers

If staying in the city, follow the Boulevard de Pont Achard or the Boulevard Solferino to the city centre or, if heading out into the surrounding region, the Route de la Cassette will take you to the E5/A10 L’Aquitaine Motorway which links Tours to la Rochelle and which has a junction on the northbound carriageway to the N147 to Clermont-Ferrand or on the N149 to Nantes.

Public Information
There’s an information desk about trains and timetables in the main concourse but for tourist information you’ll have a five minute walk to the office in Place Charles de Gaulle.

Facilities
There are no banks at the station, just a row of ATMs. For banking facilities and foreign exchange, you’ll have a five minute walk to the Credit Mutuel on the Rue Gambetta. There’s only a newsagents at the station but as Poitiers city centre is close by, a wide range of shops is available within five minutes of the station.

Getting a meal at the station is easy and surprisingly good. The main station restaurant has an a la carte menu as well as plat de jour and the meals are presented beautifully in very comfortable surroundings. The restaurant also serves buffet food and has bar facilities. There is also a small coffee shop called ‘Paul’.

Anyone in need of first aid should contact a member of staff or go the information desk where a qualified first aider will be found for you.

There is a Wi-Fi hotspot at the station which is free to use. There’s also a business lounge which is a more upmarket waiting room but which has some business facilities as well as a drinks machine.

Special Assistance
There’s a disabled persons reception desk at the station but it is recommended that you arrive no later than thirty minutes before your departure to ensure a good level of service can be provided.

The station conforms to EU law on disability provision.
 

Driving in Poitiers Train station

  • R

    Road Driving Side

  • 50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  • 50-90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  • 110-130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  • 50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  • EUR €

    Currency

  • 21

    Min Rental Age

  • YES

    Tolls

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Poitiers Train Station is known in French as the Gare de Poitiers and this is one of the busiest rail stations in the country. It is ideally situated along the line between Bordeaux and Paris but if you want to stop along the way and explore the beautiful French countryside of this part of the world, perhaps visit a chateau or vineyard for a wine tasting tour, then car hire in Poitiers Train Station makes good financial sense.

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