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from Lyon to La Rochelle

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

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Tue
Oct 26
$111SNCF | TGV INOUI
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 27
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$48BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Oct 28
$101SNCF | TGV INOUI
$55BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 29
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$92BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 30
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$129BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 31
$171SNCF | TGV
$68Flixbus
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Nov 1
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$86BlaBlaCar Bus
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Nov 2
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$46BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Nov 3
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$55BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Nov 5
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$85BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Lyon and La Rochelle

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $263
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€32) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $263 (€215) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, chalair or SNCF | TGV

Travel 288 miles (465 km) by bus, flight or train between Lyon and La Rochelle. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, chalair or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to La Rochelle.

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Travel from Lyon to La Rochelle
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
What are the ways to get from Lyon to La Rochelle?

There are 3 ways to travel between Lyon and La Rochelle including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle?

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to La Rochelle is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€32) compared to other travel options to La Rochelle:

A bus is generally $224 (€183) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $263 (€215) from Lyon to La Rochelle.

Taking a bus is usually $32 (€26) less than taking a train to La Rochelle, which costs on average $71 (€58) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Lyon to La Rochelle?

The fastest way from Lyon to La Rochelle is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.

There are alternative travel options to La Rochelle that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 51 min   of travel time.

How far is La Rochelle from Lyon?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to La Rochelle?

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

  • 2 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Lyon to La Rochelle, where do I depart from Lyon and where do I arrive in La Rochelle?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lyon to La Rochelle depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to La Rochelle, Jean Moulin.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in La Rochelle Ile de Re Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in La Rochelle.
Which travel companies can get me from Lyon to 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:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to La Rochelle by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Lyon to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for $39 (€32).
  • Chalair can get you to La Rochelle by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with chalair from Lyon to La Rochelle for $263 (€215) on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV can get you to La Rochelle by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV from Lyon to La Rochelle for $71 (€58) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to La Rochelle?
Your trip from Lyon to La Rochelle doesn't have to end in La Rochelle. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes. If you’d like to add Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes to your Lyon to La Rochelle tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from La Rochelle today!
How early should I book Lyon to La Rochelle tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $39 (€32) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $263 (€215) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $71 (€58) one way on average.

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