There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to La Rochelle by plane, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, car, bus 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.

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Fly to La Rochelle  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to La Rochelle (LRH) DUB - LRH

$81 - $445

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Fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$126 - $460

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Poitiers (PIS) DUB - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville

$137 - $655

Bus and ferry, train  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$234 - $484

Carferry, drive  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to La Rochelle

$100 - $182

Bus, car ferry, train, night bus  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
  2. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  3. Take the train from Morlaix to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the night bus from Rennes to La Rochelle

$152 - $193

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to La Rochelle

$112 - $155

Train, carferry  •  32 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Take the train from Morlaix to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  5. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$179 - $261

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at La Rochelle via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 32 min.

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The distance between Dublin and La Rochelle is 876 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to La Rochelle without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 18 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Dublin to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Dublin to La Rochelle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to La Rochelle Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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La Rochelle is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:27 PM in Dublin and 9:27 PM in La Rochelle.

easyJet, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 547.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and La Rochelle, France?

Flybe, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Dublin to La Rochelle 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to La Rochelle via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to La Rochelle via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Dublin to La Rochelle via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dublin to La Rochelle via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Dublin to La Rochelle via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dublin to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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 Rennes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lille to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$60 - $70
Brittany Ferries
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
brittanyferries.ie
Adult
$80

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