How to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle

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Travel Information to La Rochelle from Lyon

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€47) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 288 miles (465 km) from Lyon to La Rochelle. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to La Rochelle.

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from Lyon to La Rochelle

How to get from Lyon to La Rochelle by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
12:50AM14h45
Lyon
03:35PMLa Rochelle
$431One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
12:50AM14h45
Lyon
03:35PMLa Rochelle
$431One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
BlaBlaCar Bus
01:45AM13h45
Lyon
03:30PMLa Rochelle
$641One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
10:40PM16h20
Lyon
03:00PMLa Rochelle
$431One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:25PM14h45
Lyon
01:10PMLa Rochelle
$651One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:25PM16h05
Lyon
01:30PMLa Rochelle
$1071One-way
0 transfers

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FlixBus, Volotea and BlaBlaCar Bus will get you from Lyon to La Rochelle at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Lyon to La Rochelle

      FAQs: Travel to La Rochelle easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to La Rochelle.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from Lyon to La Rochelle. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle is a bus with an average price of $32 (€28).

      This is compared to other travel options from Lyon to La Rochelle:

      A bus is $22 (€19) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lyon to La Rochelle costing on average $54 (€47).

      Taking a bus costs $50 (€43) less than taking a train, which costs on average $82 (€71) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Lyon and La Rochelle is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 11 h 50 min of travel time.

      Taking a train requires on average 5 h 54 min of travel time.

      The Lyon to La Rochelle distance is around 288 miles (465 km).

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

      • 1 bus per day.
      • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station and tend to arrive in La Rochelle, Gare routière.
      • Flights mostly leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and tend to arrive in La Rochelle Ile de Re Airport.
      • Trains most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in La Rochelle at La Rochelle.

      The following travel companies offer services from Lyon to La Rochelle:

      • BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar can get you to La Rochelle by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to La Rochelle for $32 (€28) on Omio.
      • EasyJet or Volotea can take you to La Rochelle by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Lyon to La Rochelle for $54 (€47).
      • TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV or SNCF (3) can take you to La Rochelle by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lyon to La Rochelle for $82 (€71).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to La Rochelle with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct bus to La Rochelle with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

      Direct services to La Rochelle tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Many of our customers traveling from Lyon to La Rochelle don't make La Rochelle their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after La Rochelle are Paris, Bordeaux, Nantes or Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from La Rochelle to any of these top destinations today!
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