There are 5 ways to get from Angers to La Rochelle by train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Nantes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$49 - $72

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Angers to Nantes Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to La Rochelle Ouibus / ...

$9 - $22

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$14 - $23

Rideshare  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Angers to La Rochelle 116.6 miles

$14

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Angers to La Rochelle 115.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Angers to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 7€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Angers to La Rochelle is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Angers and arriving at La Rochelle. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Angers to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Angers St Laud and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Angers and La Rochelle is 152 km. The road distance is 185 km.

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The best way to get from Angers to La Rochelle without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Angers to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Angers to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Angers station.

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Map of how to get from Angers to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 95.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Angers, France and La Rochelle, France?

You can take a train from Angers to La Rochelle via Nantes in around 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Angers to La Rochelle via Nantes in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
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 Angers to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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
Bus from Angers to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Angers to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Angers to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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