There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$235 - $286

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Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to La Rochelle Ouibus

$35 - $55

6 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Angers
  2. Take the night bus from Angers to La Rochelle N723

$118 - $170

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to La Rochelle 606.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to La Rochelle  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to La Rochelle (LRH) AMS - LRH

$119 - $564

Fly to Nantes, night bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle

$101 - $264

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$92 - $232

Fly to Rennes, bus, night bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Take the night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle

$95 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle is to fly and night bus which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and La Rochelle is 817 km. The road distance is 970.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and La Rochelle, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to La Rochelle hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Lyon, Poitiers
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Angers
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Angers to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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