How to travel from Saintes to La Rochelle

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Travel Information to La Rochelle from Saintes

distanceDistance38 miles (61 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Intercités

Travel 38 miles (61 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Saintes and La Rochelle. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SNCF | Intercités among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Saintes to La Rochelle.

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

The cheapest way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to La Rochelle:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Saintes to La Rochelle costing on average $1 (€1).

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same trip. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Saintes to La Rochelle.

Taking a bus is about $12 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€11) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Saintes and La Rochelle is by train, which takes on average 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 32 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

La Rochelle is approximately 38 miles (61 km) away from Saintes.

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

  • 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Saintes to La Rochelle depart from Saintes, Boulevard de Vladimir to La Rochelle, Gare routière.
  • Most travelers board their train from Saintes and arrive in La Rochelle.

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

  • SNCF | Intercités can take you to La Rochelle by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | Intercités from Saintes to La Rochelle for $12 (€11).

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

  • You can check for a direct train to La Rochelle with SNCF | TER or SNCF | Intercités with 14 direct trains 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 who book a trip from Saintes to La Rochelle often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Saintes and La Rochelle itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between La Rochelle and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $12 (€11) one way.

But we recommend booking Saintes 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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