There are 4 ways to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  35 min

  1. Fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to Poitiers (PIS) LRH - PIS

$85 - $900

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Poitiers Ouibus / ...

$6 - $14

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers Tgv

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers 89.5 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers. However, there are services departing from Laleu Aéroport and arriving at Poitiers via La Rochelle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) and Poitiers is 126 km. The road distance is 143.2 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 35 min to fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to Poitiers (PIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from La Rochelle station.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers is to fly which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from La Rochelle Airport to Poitiers Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Poitiers station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers is 143 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers.

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Hop! offers flights from La Rochelle Airport to Poitiers Airport.

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  • Distance: 78.5 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Hop! flies from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers twice daily. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from La Rochelle Airport (LRH) to Poitiers every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. inOui TGV also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $900
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 La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
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 La Rochelle to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Rochelle to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com

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