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from La Rochelle to Poitiers

You can get from La Rochelle to Poitiers by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from La Rochelle to Poitiers

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus or train to travel 76 miles (122 km) between La Rochelle and Poitiers. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from La Rochelle to Poitiers.

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FAQs
How do I go from La Rochelle to Poitiers?

There are 2 travel options from La Rochelle to Poitiers: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Poitiers?

The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Poitiers is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Poitiers:

Taking a bus is about $15 (€12) less than taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€17) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from La Rochelle to Poitiers?

The fastest way to get to Poitiers from La Rochelle is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 42 min.

Other travel options to Poitiers can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance between La Rochelle and Poitiers?

The La Rochelle to Poitiers distance is around 76 miles (122 km).

How many services a day are there from La Rochelle to Poitiers?

The average frequency per day from La Rochelle to Poitiers is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Poitiers from La Rochelle as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from La Rochelle? Where do I arrive in Poitiers?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from La Rochelle to Poitiers:

  • Buses mostly leave from La Rochelle, Jean Moulin and tend to arrive in Poitiers, Boulevard du Grand Cerf (Gare Routière).
  • Trains mostly leave from La Rochelle and tend to arrive in Gare de Poitiers.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from La Rochelle to Poitiers?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from La Rochelle to Poitiers, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Poitiers by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from La Rochelle to Poitiers for $6 (€5).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Poitiers. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI La Rochelle to Poitiers tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from La Rochelle to Poitiers?
Looking to extend your trip from La Rochelle to Poitiers? Many Omio customers who go from La Rochelle to Poitiers usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Bordeaux or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Bordeaux or Lyon from Poitiers, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Poitiers from La Rochelle online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from La Rochelle to Poitiers, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $21 (€17) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from La Rochelle to Poitiers online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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