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Getting to and around Greater Périgueux

Different ways to get around Greater Perigueux


There are several ways to get here !

There are several ways to get here by car or coach as the area is well served by road and motorway networks; Périgueux is also easily accessible by train. There are also three airports in the immediate vicinity of Greater Périgueux, which means that you’re spoilt for choice for ways of getting to the Périgourdine capital. In the Greater Périgueux area itself, the Péribus network offers 30 lines and a wide range of transport solutions for getting around the city.

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By car

Paris > (A 20) Limoges > (RN 21) Périgueux
Paris > (A 10) Poitiers > (RN 10) Angoulême > (D 939) Périgueux
Bordeaux > (A 89) Périgueux
Toulouse > (A 62) Montauban > (A 20) Brive > (A 89) Périgueux
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Car rental agencies

Ada Auto Loc 24 : 05 53 05 40 28
Europcar : 05 53 08 15 72
Avis : 05 53 53 39 02
E-leclerc : 05 53 53 67 73
Rentacar : 05 53 05 00 50

By plane

Nearest airports: Bergerac Dordogne Périgord, Brive, Bordeaux and Limoges.
Bordeaux-Mérignac airport: shuttle bus service from the airport to the train station, with a dozen trains a day between Bordeaux and Périgueux.
Limoges airport: cab service from the airport to the train station with a dozen trains a day between Limoges and Périgueux.

By bike

There are several bicycle rental outlets in the area:

  • Cycles Mazeau in Coulounieix-Chamiers: children’s bikes and helmets available, no electric bikes. 05 53 08 98 51
  • Giant store in Marsac sur l’Isle: Mountain bikes, VTC and electric bikes. 05 53 53 31 56 / Classic vintage and electric bikes. 06 33 48 22 89
  • Périvélo (Péribus service) is only available for adults living or working in the Greater Périgueux area. Bicycle use is limited to the perimeter of the area.
  • 3A Bikes – Trélissac (all year) and Périgueux (in summer): electric bike rentals 05 53 53 15 62

By taxi

Allo cabs 24 05 53 09 09 09
Les cabs verts du Périgord 05 53 04 14 14
AD Filipe Taxi 06 89 43 02 27

As an indication, here are some approximate fares from Périgueux to: Montignac 105€, Les Eyzies 90€, Brantôme 50€, Bergerac 95€, Sarlat 125€

By train

Greater Périgueux is easily accessible by train, particularly from Paris: Departure from Paris-Austerlitz, via Limoges (journey time between 4h30 and 5h). Departure from Paris-Montparnasse, via Libourne on the TGV (journey time between 2h30 and 4h). Connection to Libourne by regional trains TER.

TGV direct Roissy-Libourne or Roissy-Bordeaux, then connection to Libourne by TER.Departure from Bordeaux, Limoges or Brive: around ten daily connections, with a journey time of 1h to 1h20. Further information:

Greater Périgueux rail shuttle

The TER shuttle links Mussidan to Niversac in 40 minutes.The train serves 9 stations: Mussidan, Neuvic, Saint-Léon-sur-l’Isle, Saint-Astier, Razac-sur-l’Isle, Marsac-sur-l’Isle, Périgueux, Boulazac, Niversac.

There is 1 train every 30 minutes during rush hour stopping only at the main stations (Mussidan, Saint-Astier, Périgueux, Boulazac, Niversac) but 1 train every hour during rush hour stopping at all the stations

By bus

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine bus network offers a wide range of routes to the region’s towns and villages all year round, as well as summer routes to attractive tourist spots. In the Greater Périgueux area, the Péribus network offers 30 lines and a wide range of transport solutions for your journeys around the area.

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