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Train Information between Zurich and La Rochelle

distanceDistance465 miles (750 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to La Rochelle cover the 465 miles (750 km) long route taking on average 11 h 20 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in La Rochelle.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Zurich, Switzerland to La Rochelle, France?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and La Rochelle, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into La Rochelle from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in La Rochelle, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 10/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to La Rochelle closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from La Rochelle, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from La Rochelle to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from La Rochelle?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zurich from La Rochelle here.

How far is it from Zurich to La Rochelle by train?
The Zurich to La Rochelle train distance is approximately 465 miles (750 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and La Rochelle?
On average the Zurich to La Rochelle train time is 11 h 20 min  covering the 465 miles (750 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Zurich to La Rochelle, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in La Rochelle do I arrive in?

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When arriving in La Rochelle, you can end your journey in train stations like La Rochelle and La Rochelle Porte Dauphine.

Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB   to La Rochelle   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the La Rochelle train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at La Rochelle, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

How many train services per day are there to La Rochelle from Zurich?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for La Rochelle is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
La Rochelle
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to La Rochelle.

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