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from Poitiers to La Rochelle

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Travel Information to La Rochelle from Poitiers

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by bus or train between Poitiers and La Rochelle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Poitiers to La Rochelle.

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

How do I reach La Rochelle from Poitiers?

There are 2 ways to travel from Poitiers to La Rochelle including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Poitiers to La Rochelle is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to La Rochelle:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€7) less than taking a train to La Rochelle, which costs on average $21 (€17) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

The fastest way from Poitiers to La Rochelle is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 24 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

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

How many services a day are there between Poitiers and La Rochelle?

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

  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Poitiers and in La Rochelle?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Poitiers, Boulevard du Grand Cerf (Gare Routière) and tend to arrive in La Rochelle, Jean Moulin.
  • Trains from Poitiers to La Rochelle most often leave from Gare de Poitiers and arrive in La Rochelle.

Which travel operators can get me to La Rochelle from Poitiers?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Poitiers 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 Poitiers to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).
  • SNCF | TGV can get you to La Rochelle by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV from Poitiers to La Rochelle for $21 (€17) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

Many of our customers traveling from Poitiers to La Rochelle don't make La Rochelle their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after La Rochelle are Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes, 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!

When should I book a ticket from Poitiers to La Rochelle online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Poitiers 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 $12 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $21 (€17) one way.

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