How to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle

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Travel Information between Lyon and La Rochelle

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $90
fastestFastest modeTrain • $90 (€79) • 6 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 288 miles (465 km) between Lyon and La Rochelle. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to La Rochelle.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lyon to La Rochelle

Travel Tips: 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.
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There are 4 ways to get from Lyon to La Rochelle: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle is by taking a flight with an average price of $17 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to La Rochelle:

Taking a flight is about $25 (€22) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $42 (€37) for this trip.

A flight is $73 (€64) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lyon to La Rochelle costing on average $90 (€79).

The fastest way to get to La Rochelle from Lyon is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 9 min.

Other travel options to La Rochelle can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to La Rochelle by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lyon at Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in La Rochelle at La Rochelle, Gare routière.
  • Flights from Lyon to La Rochelle most often leave from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and 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.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to La Rochelle by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Lyon to La Rochelle for $42 (€37) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to La Rochelle by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Lyon to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for $90 (€79).
Omio customers who travel from Lyon to La Rochelle often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between La Rochelle and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Lyon to La Rochelle, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $42 (€37) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $17 (€15) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $90 (€79) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lyon to La Rochelle tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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