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There are 4 ways to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré by bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Line 11 bus, line 0003 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Mairie de Nieul-sur-Mer to Place de Verdun 11
  2. Take the line 0003 bus from Place de Verdun to Cognacq Jay 0003

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nieul-sur-Mer to Saint-Martin-de-Ré 23.1 km

45€ - 60€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Nieul-sur-Mer to Saint-Martin-de-Ré 23.1 km

2€ - 4€

Walk  •  4h 10m

  1. Walk from Nieul-sur-Mer to Saint-Martin-de-Ré 20.9 km

Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré by buses

The bus journey time between Île de Ré and Saint-Martin-de-Ré is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 33 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by Liaison Maritime and Les Mouettes Transport, the Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré bus service departs from Mairie de Nieul-sur-Mer and arrives in Cognacq Jay. Typically 76 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 42m
Fastest bus time:
1h 21m
Buses per week:
76
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:15
Last bus departs at:
19:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré bus schedules

Île de Ré → Saint-Martin-de-Ré
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Martin-de-Ré is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Martin-de-Ré is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Martin-de-Ré is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré is to taxi which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré. However, there are services departing from Mairie de Nieul-sur-Mer and arriving at Cognacq Jay via Place de Verdun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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It is 4 km from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré. It is approximately 23.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré without a car is to line 11 bus and line 0003 bus which takes 2h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré, including transfers.

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Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré bus services, operated by Liaison Maritime, depart from Mairie de Nieul-sur-Mer station.

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Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré bus services, operated by Les Mouettes Transport, arrive at Cognacq Jay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré is 23 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Saint-Martin-de-Ré. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Île de Ré to Saint-Martin-de-Ré.
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  • Distance: 3.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Île de Ré, France and Saint-Martin-de-Ré, France?

You can take a bus from Nieul-sur-Mer to Saint-Martin-de-Ré via Place de Verdun in around 2h 18m.

Bus operators
Liaison Maritime
Phone
05 46 47 05 10
Website
oleron-larochelle.net
Bus from Mairie de Nieul-sur-Mer to Place de Verdun
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Liaison Maritime
Les Mouettes Transport
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Place de Verdun to Cognacq Jay
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2€
Website
Les Mouettes Transport
Other operators
Taxi from Nieul-sur-Mer to Saint-Martin-de-Ré
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Ask Taxi La Rochelle
Phone
+33 6 29 64 00 74
Website
ask-taxi-larochelle.fr
Anthony Taxi
Phone
+33 6 71 49 30 98
Website
taxi-ile-de-re.com
Abeilles Taxi La Rochelle
Phone
+33 5 46 41 22 22
Website
taxi-la-rochelle.com

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