Gare d'Angoulême sits on the Paris to Bordeaux line, the Saintes to Angoulême line and the Limoges to Angoulême line. You can take high speed services onwards to Bordeaux, Paris, Lille and Strasbourg. The station was originally part of the Collège Royal de la Marine and is a functional but attractive looking period French building.
The station is located just north east of the town centre and is within walking distance of the centre. There's a range of restaurants and onward transport options around the station, including buses, taxis and car rental.