Limoges-Bénédictins train station – Dechen Chöling

In order to help the participants we have set up a shuttle service ONLY from and to the train station of Limoges-Bénédictins in partnership with a local cab company. To reach Dechen Chöling, it takes 30 minutes from Limoges-Bénédictins train station.

Depending on the program and season, this service offers 1 to 3 shuttles per day at a reduced price. It is only available on the official arrival and departure days of your program, within a time frame between 8am and 6.15pm.

Shuttle Schedule

One to three shuttles per day are scheduled according to a specific timetable, planned in advance for each program, generally aligned with the trains from Paris-Austerlitz.

The last shuttle is timed to coincide with the arrival of the train from Paris at 5.58 pm. Depending on the number of passengers, the last shuttle leaves the station at 6.10 pm. This may change due to circumstances.

IMPORTANT: Please contact the Welcome Desk at least ONE WEEK before your arrival to reserve the shuttle by phone: +33 (0)5 55 03 55 52 or by email:[email protected].


Winter season

During the low season, only one shuttle is scheduled from/to the Limoges Bénédictins train station and the pick-up time will be determined by the office according to the participants’ schedules (subject to change, please check with the office before finalizing your travel plans).

Where to find the shuttle

Shuttles can be cabs or mini buses. The vehicles are always on the right side of the entrance to the Limoges Benedictins train station. The drivers have a list of participants with their names. Do not hesitate to go and meet them. Please note that the driver will strictly respect the departure time specified in the transportation confirmation email you will receive from us.


If your trip is delayed, it is your responsibility to contact us in order to consider a modification of the planned arrangement: by phone, at +33 (0)5 55 03 55 52 or at the emergency number communicated on the voice mail outside the reception office hours.


ATTENTION, in case of cancellation of your place in the shuttle, thank you to inform us at least 2 days before, after this period, except in case of force majeure, we will not proceed to any reimbursement of your transport.


The payment of your shuttle transportation will be paid to Dechen Chöling when you check in at the reception desk.

Price for the Shuttle Service  (per passenger, per trip)
Limoges-Bénédictins – Dechen Chöling €25


Normal cab service:

If your travel schedule does not align with our shuttle service, you will need to use a normal cab by your own means or another means such as the departmental bus. 

Departmental bus

The commune of Saint-Yrieix-sous-Aixe (where Dechen Chöling is located) is served 2-3 times a day by the departmental bus line n°70 (Limoges > Cognac la Forêt > Limoges). Ticket price: 2,30€ (to be paid to the driver in cash).

Departure from Limoges bus station, CIEL Bénédictins station (accessible from the train station hall), closest stop to the center “La Garenne”. Journey time is approximately 55 minutes. Bus schedules (depending on the period) : Timetable for bus line 70 Cognac-la-Forêt / Limoges

Limoges Bellegarde airport

To reach Dechen Chöling, it takes 20 minutes from Limoges-Bellegarde airport.To and from the airport, you will have to take your own cab in front of the airport.

Do not hesitate to contact the office by email at [email protected] or by phone at +33 5 55 03 55 52 if you need more information.