If travelling by air:

The main airports are:

- Tours, 87km away and 1 hour drive. You can also travel by train from Tour to Saumur. 

- Poitiers, 90km, 1 hour 25 mins drive to the house. 

- Nantes, 165km and 1 hour 39 mins drive away. You can also catch a train from centre of Nanates to Saumur

If travelling from Paris by train:

The high speed trains to Angers St Laud and Tours Saint Pierre des Corps leave from Paris Montparnasse.  You can change at both stations for trains to Saumur. You can also take trains to Angers and Tours from Gare Austerlitz Paris. 

Driving in France is super easy and the autoroutes are the most convenient routes to use albeit they will have a cost, depending on your distanced travelled and which autoroutes taken. Some people may also prefer to take the leisurely routes through picturesque french villages and towns. We find that having a great route planning app is essential to help plan your journey.

Travelling to Saumur by road from the UK and Ireland


If you cross the channel via the tunnel we are approx 4 hours 45mins  drive from the terminal

Car Ferry

2.5 hours from Caen (Brittany Ferries – Portsmouth)

3 hours from Le Havre (Brittany Ferries – Portsmouth)

4 hours from Cherbourg (Brittany Ferries – Portsmouth/Irish Ferries – Dublin

4 hours Saint Malo (Brittany Ferries – Portsmouth)

4.5 hours from Roscoff (Brittany Ferries – Plymouth)

5.5 hours from Calais (P&O – Dover)

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