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Useful to know about Poitiers Train station

  • 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 car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Poitiers Train station

8.2
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 6744 reviews
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15 min (average wait time)
8.2
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 4243 reviews
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15 min (average wait time)
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No.3: SIXT,
based on 7666 reviews
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16 min (average wait time)
AVIS

133 Bld Du Grand Cerf, Poitiers, 86000

HERTZ

133 Bld Du Grand Cerf, Poitiers, 86000

ENTERPRISE

Biard Airport, Poitiers, 86000

ALAMO

Biard Airport, Poitiers, 86000

EUROPCAR

Biard Airport, Poitiers, 86000

HERTZ

Biard Airport, Poitiers, 86000

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.0/10)

Duncan

Poitiers Train station, France

8/10
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This is one of the better online comparison websites for car rental around.

25/03/2019
Maria

Paris, France

8/10
Went for a girl

Went for a girls shopping trip for the weekend, was good fun and the choice of shops are amazing, especially for clothes. However eating out can be a bit pricey, depends where you go I suppose.

07/01/2019
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Poitiers Train station car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise Corporate
  • € 163.49
    Average Price:
    Per Week
  • € 136.78
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 15
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 17
    Most Popular Model:
    SIXT
  • 17
    Most Pickup locations:
    SIXT

Car hire locations near Poitiers Train station, France

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How much does car hire in Poitiers Train station cost?

Car hire in Poitiers Train station costs as little as €19.5 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €23.4 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €83.8 per day from SIXT for a Mercedes E Class.

Who is the best car rental agent in Poitiers Train station?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Enterprise Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Poitiers Train station with a score of 8.2/10

with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.2/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Poitiers Train station?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Poitiers Train station is €183.86 per week from ALAMO.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Poitiers Train station?

The cheapest car hire company in Poitiers Train station is ENTERPRISE, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €136.78 per week.

How much is fuel in Poitiers Train station?

You can expect to pay €1.54/ltr of petrol and €1.5/ltr of diesel in Poitiers Train station. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Poitiers Train station?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Poitiers Train station with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Poitiers Train station?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Standard, Standard Elite rental cars in Poitiers Train station.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Poitiers Train station?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Poitiers Train station, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Poitiers Train station?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Poitiers Train station at the moment, however ENTERPRISE rates start from just €136.78 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €136.78 from ENTERPRISE in Poitiers - Train Station or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Poitiers Train station?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Poitiers Train station is €136.8 per week with and average price of €163.5 per week across all car hire companies.
  • EUROPCAR (tel: 33 0 549582534)
  • HERTZ (tel: 549582424)
  • ENTERPRISE (tel: 0549313616)
  • KEDDY BY EUROPCAR (tel: 33 0 549582534)
  • ALAMO (tel: 0549313616)
  • SIXT (tel: +33-8-20007498)
  • EUROPCAR (48 BOULEVARD DU GRAND CERF, POITIERS, 86000)
  • HERTZ (107 Blvd Du Grand Cerf, Poitiers, 86000)
  • ENTERPRISE (29 BOULEVARD DE PONT-ACHARD, POITIERS, 86000, T)
  • KEDDY BY EUROPCAR (48 BOULEVARD DU GRAND CERF, POITIERS, 86000)
  • ALAMO (29 BOULEVARD DE PONT-ACHARD, POITIERS, 86000, T)
  • SIXT (97 Boulevard du Grand Cerf, Poitiers, 86000)
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.2 out of 10 from 970 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.2 out of 10 from 1596 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 8.1 out of 10 from 1285 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.8 out of 10 from 1798 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.7 out of 10 from 2363 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.5 out of 10 from 1371 reviews

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.

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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.

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.

Driving in Poitiers Train station - Need to know

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    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    50-90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    110-130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    EUR  1.54/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    EUR €

    Currency

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    YES

    Tolls

Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Friday 10 Apr 2020

    Good Friday - Local holiday

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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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