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from Nantes to La Rochelle

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Tue
Jan 18
$12SNCF | Intercités
$6Flixbus
Wed
Jan 19
$12SNCF | Intercités
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Thu
Jan 20
$12SNCF | Intercités
$6Flixbus
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Jan 21
$12SNCF | Intercités
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Jan 22
$17SNCF | Intercités
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Travel Information to La Rochelle from Nantes

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | Intercités

Travel 74 miles (120 km) by bus or train between Nantes and La Rochelle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | Intercités among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nantes to La Rochelle.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nantes 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 Nantes to La Rochelle.
FAQs

How do I reach La Rochelle from Nantes?

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

How do I get from Nantes to La Rochelle the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to La Rochelle from Nantes is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to La Rochelle:

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to La Rochelle, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to La Rochelle from Nantes?

The quickest way to travel from Nantes to La Rochelle is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance between Nantes and La Rochelle?

The distance from Nantes to La Rochelle is approximately 74 miles (120 km).

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

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

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Nantes at Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles and arrive in La Rochelle at La Rochelle, Jean Moulin.
  • Trains mostly depart from Gare de Nantes and arrive in La Rochelle.

Which travel companies can get me from Nantes to La Rochelle?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to La Rochelle. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Nantes to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
  • Travel with SNCF | Intercités for trains to La Rochelle. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | Intercités Nantes to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Nantes to La Rochelle?

Your trip from Nantes 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 Poitiers. If you’d like to add Paris, Bordeaux or Poitiers to your Nantes to La Rochelle tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from La Rochelle today!

When should I buy a ticket from Nantes to La Rochelle online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $14 (€12) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $12 (€10) one way on average.

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

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