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There are 3 ways to get from Arcachon to Marennes by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Rochefort Intercités / ...

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Train, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Arcachon to Bordeaux St Jean Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle 701 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Place de Verdun to MARENNES - Place

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Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Arcachon to Marennes 223.1 km

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The most affordable way to get from Arcachon to Marennes is to drive, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Arcachon to Marennes is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 25m.

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The distance between Arcachon and Marennes is 130 km. The road distance is 223.1 km.

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The best way to get from Arcachon to Marennes without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs €30 - €80.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Arcachon to Marennes, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcachon to Marennes is 223 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Arcachon to Marennes.

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Map of how to get from Arcachon to Marennes.
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  • Distance: 129.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Arcachon, France and Marennes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a train from Arcachon to Marennes via Bordeaux St Jean, Rochefort, and Gare SNCF Rochefort in around 5h 27m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Arcachon to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Rochefort
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arcachon to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Les Mouettes Transport
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Place de Verdun to MARENNES - Place
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€2
Website
Les Mouettes Transport

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