There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 38 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 - $285

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Bus  •  15 h 55 min

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

$35 - $55

5 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

$114 - $164

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to La Rochelle 606.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly to La Rochelle  •  6 h 51 min

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

$139 - $664

Fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$124 - $299

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 17 min

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

$92 - $227

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 55 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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The best way to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle without a car is to train which takes 7 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle is to train which takes 7 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Airport to La Rochelle Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to La Rochelle is 970 km. It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to drive from Amsterdam to La Rochelle.

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Hop!, KLM, easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 510.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

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 38 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to La Rochelle 3 times a week. 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 5 min
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Manchester, Southampton
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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