Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

Airport Bergerac and Brive
Train station Sarlat
Car Car not necessary

Activities near Sarlat Centre

Sports Horse riding
Great for Walking holidays, Cycling holidays

How to get there

How to Get to Sarlat By Train (in our humble opinion)

In Sarlat

The station is 350 metres from the europcar office.

The centre of the old town is 1.5 km along footpaths.

All times quoted are approximate and may vary depending on scheduling.

How to Get to Sarlat From Paris By Train

Western Route (Bordeaux)

Catch the TGV to either Libourne or Bordeaux and then a TER (local) train to Sarlat.

Note: Libourne and Bordeaux are close by and the journey time is about the same. Most trains stop at Libourne however some go straight to Bordeaux.

Departs: Paris Montaprnasse

Journey Time : Paris to Libourne /Bordeaux 3 hours 15 minutes

Libourne to Sarlat 2 hours 10 minutes

Bordeaux to Sarlat 2 hours 30 minutes

Travel Time : 5H30M – 6H

Time of travel quoted does not included time waiting for connections at Libourne/Bordeaux to Sarlat, the amount of time you will have to wait varies depending on timetables but can be up to an hour.

Central Route Via Souillac

Depending on the day and time of travel this route takes two forms.

Intercities to Souillac and then a bus (autocar) to Sarlat. Preferred option

Bus meets the train in Souillac Station

Departs: Paris Austerlitz

Journey Time: Paris to Souillac 5 hours

Souillac to Sarlat Station 40 minutes

Intercities to Limoges then Souillac and then a bus (autocar) to Sarlat.

This involves a change of train at Limoges

Departs: Paris Austerlitz

Journey Time: Paris - Limoges 3 ¼ hours

Limoges - Souillac 2 ½ hours

Souillac to Sarlat Station 40 minutes

Central Route via Brive-la-Gillarde (AKA Brive) Preferred option

Intercities to Brive. Collect hire car at train station. Europcar office is 120 metres from the station

Departs: Paris Austerlitz

Journey Time: 4 hours 20 mins

Sarlat is 50 kms from Brive

To travel from Sarlat to Paris simply reverse the route information