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

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  •  6 h 11 min

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

$81 - $122

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to La Rochelle Ouibus / ...

$19 - $45

6 alternative options

Train via Toulouse-Matabiau  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$90 - $143

Bus Isilines  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to La Rochelle

$35 - $50

Rideshare  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to La Rochelle 319.3 miles

$39

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to La Rochelle 320.9 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Toulouse, fly, night bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nantes (NTE) TLS - NTE
  3. Take the night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle

$61 - $162

Train to Montpellier, fly, night bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nantes (NTE) MPL - NTE
  3. Take the night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle

$75 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to La Rochelle is to drive which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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The distance between Carcassonne and La Rochelle is 429 km. The road distance is 513 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Carcassonne to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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

You can take a train from Carcassonne to La Rochelle via Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to La Rochelle via Toulouse in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
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
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Carcassonne to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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