Transport by train or car.
The regional train station in the town centre and the Futuroscope high speed train station enable you to travel daily from Chasseneuil du Poitou to local towns, regional towns (Poitiers, Châtellerault, Niort, La Rochelle…) as well as to cities further away such as Paris, Bordeaux….) For those wishing to go by car, there are taxis and a car-sharing service available.
Train: TER regional and TGV high speed.
The express regional train (TER) service serves Chasseneuil du Poitou train station in the town centre, close to the Tourist Information office, daily. (station car park)
The high speed train (TGV) stops each day at the Futuroscope station to the North of Chasseneuil. Trains to Poitiers station run from here on a more regular basis and Poitiers station may also be reached from Chasseneuil du Poitou by Vitalis bus (20 minute journey).
TER (Chasseneuil du Poitou station) and TGV (Futuroscope station) timetables
For more precise information on times and itineraries… :
Site TER Poitou-Charentes or ‘phone 0810 810 888
Site TGV SNCF (indicate Futuroscope TGV station) or call 3635.
Cars: car-sharing service, taxis.
Car-sharing service (autopartage) is a self-service short term rental service. There are 5 stations in the Poitiers urban district including one in Chasseneuil du Poitou (Futuroscope/Téléport 2 station).
Precisions and conditions: Site Otolis or call 05.49.44.66.88
Radio taxis : run between Poitiers railway station and the Futuroscope, Poitiers-Biard airport. All types of journeys, day or night, for any distance (airports, railway stations, transportation of sick persons, parcel delivery….)
To book : Site Radio Taxis or ‘phone 05.49.88.12.34