The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to La Rochelle is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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15 h 10 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Lyon for La Rochelle every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||288 miles (465 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$35 (€30)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus providers||Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus|
Buses from Lyon to La Rochelle cover the 288 miles (465 km) long route taking on average 15 h 10 min with our travel partners like Alsa, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $35 (€30), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in La Rochelle, Gare routière.
Travel from Lyon to La Rochelle from $32 (€28) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Lyon to La Rochelle bus information with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
When taking a bus from Lyon, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. When you arrive in La Rochelle, your bus can arrive in bus stations including La Rochelle, Gare routière, La Rochelle, Jean Moulin and La Rochelle, Place De Verdun.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Lyon Part Dieu to La Rochelle, Gare routière.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival bus station in La Rochelle, called La Rochelle, Gare routière, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city center.
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