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There are 4 ways to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to La Roche Sur Yon Ter / ...

15€ - 37€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Sncf to Pem/Sncf 540

8€ - 11€

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from La Rochelle to La Roche sur Yon N723

9€ - 11€

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon 87.3 km

9€ - 14€

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The most affordable way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon is to bus, which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon. However, there are services departing from Aéroport and arriving at Pem/Sncf via Gare Sncf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) and La Roche-sur-Yon is 58 km. The road distance is 87.3 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs 15€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon, including transfers.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon bus services, operated by Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours), depart from Gare Sncf station.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs 15€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 3h 56m.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon bus services, operated by Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours), arrive at Pem/Sncf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon is 87 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to La Roche-sur-Yon.

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  • Distance: 57.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between La Rochelle Airport (LRH), France and La Roche-sur-Yon, France?

SNCF operates a train from La Rochelle Ville to La Roche Sur Yon 4 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 35€ and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours) operates a bus from Gare Sncf to Pem/Sncf 5 times a week. Tickets cost 6€ - 9€ and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from La Rochelle Ville to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
Bus operators
Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from La Rochelle to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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