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There are 4 ways to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus, bus, line 5 bus  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Aéroport to Normandin 1
  2. Take the bus from Normandin to Gare Intermodale
  3. Take the line 5 bus from ROYAN - Gare to LES MATHES - Eglise 5

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Train, line 5 bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes Ter
  2. Take the train from Saintes to Royan Ter
  3. Take the line 5 bus from ROYAN - Gare to LES MATHES - Eglise 5

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Taxi  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes 78.5 km

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes 78.5 km

La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes by bus

The bus journey time between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) and Les Mathes is around 9h 1m and covers a distance of around 98 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 45m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Liaison Maritime, Les Mouettes Transport and Cara' Bus, the La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes bus service departs from Aéroport and arrives in LES MATHES - Eglise. Typically 16 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
2h 16m
Layover time:
6h 45m
Total time:
9h 1m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 35m
Bus distance:
98 km
Buses per week:
16
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:00
Last bus departs at:
21:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
La Rochelle Airport (LRH) → Les Mathes
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Les Mathes is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Les Mathes is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Les Mathes is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes is to taxi which costs €150 - €190 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes. However, there are services departing from Aéroport and arriving at LES MATHES - Eglise via Normandin and ROYAN - Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) and Les Mathes is 51 km. The road distance is 78.5 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes without a car is to line 1 bus and bus and line 5 bus which takes 4h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes, including transfers.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes bus services, operated by Liaison Maritime, depart from Aéroport station.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes bus services, operated by Cara' Bus, arrive at LES MATHES - Eglise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes.

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Map of how to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes.
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  • Distance: 51.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between La Rochelle Airport (LRH), France and Les Mathes, France?

You can take a bus from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes via Normandin, Gare Intermodale, and ROYAN - Gare in around 4h 17m.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Saintes
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Saintes to Royan
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €19
Bus operators
Liaison Maritime
Phone
05 46 47 05 10
Website
oleron-larochelle.net
Bus from Aéroport to Normandin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Liaison Maritime
Les Mouettes Transport
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Normandin to Gare Intermodale
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Les Mouettes Transport
Cara' Bus
Phone
+33 810 81 09 77
Website
cara-bus.com
Bus from ROYAN - Gare to LES MATHES - Eglise
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Cara' Bus
Other operators
Taxi from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Les Mathes
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
€150 - €190
Ask Taxi La Rochelle
Phone
+33 6 29 64 00 74
Website
ask-taxi-larochelle.fr
Anthony Taxi
Phone
+33 6 71 49 30 98
Website
taxi-ile-de-re.com
Abeilles Taxi La Rochelle
Phone
+33 5 46 41 22 22
Website
taxi-la-rochelle.com

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