The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Madrid 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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14 h 45 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Madrid for La Rochelle every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||416 miles (671 km)|
|Average bus duration||14 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$88 (€77)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Iberocoach, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or Alsa|
Buses from Madrid to La Rochelle cover the 416 miles (671 km) long journey taking on average 14 h with our travel partners like Iberocoach, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus or Alsa. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $88 (€77), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $46 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in La Rochelle, Gare routière.
Find the best buses to La Rochelle from Madrid with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus from $46 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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 the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Madrid 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.
Travel between Madrid, Spain and La Rochelle, France by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Madrid and La Rochelle before traveling.
Return travel from France to Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from La Rochelle.
Some of the Madrid bus stations to La Rochelle you can start your journey from include Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in La Rochelle include La Rochelle, Gare routière, La Rochelle, Jean Moulin and La Rochelle, Place De Verdun.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arriving in La Rochelle, Gare routière.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and need to travel around 3 miles (4.9 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in La Rochelle most often arrive at La Rochelle, Gare routière and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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