There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to La Rochelle by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to La Rochelle Ouibus / ...

$6 - $17

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to La Rochelle 113.9 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to La Rochelle 115.6 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bordeaux and La Rochelle is 154 km. The road distance is 185 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 5€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to La Rochelle is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at La Rochelle Ville. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux City Center and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

SNCF operates a train from Bordeaux to La Rochelle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bordeaux to La Rochelle every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
SNCF
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 Bordeaux City Center to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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