There are 6 ways to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Bayonne Ouibus

$15 - $20

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$65 - $103

Bus Isilines  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Biarritz

$28 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Biarritz 234.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from La Rochelle  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to Biarritz (BIQ) LRH - BIQ

$87 - $423

Train to Nantes, fly  •  7 h 50 min

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

$114 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz is to bus which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle to Biarritz. However, there are services departing from La Rochelle and arriving at Biarritz Mairie via Bayona Mairie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between La Rochelle and Biarritz is 300 km. The road distance is 375.8 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 13€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz, including transfers.

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La Rochelle to Biarritz bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from La Rochelle station.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz is to bus which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 13€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from La Rochelle Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle to Biarritz is 376 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from La Rochelle to Biarritz.

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Ryanair, Hop! and Air France offer flights from La Rochelle Airport to Biarritz Airport.

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Map of how to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz.
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  • Distance: 187.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from La Rochelle to Biarritz 3 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Biarritz, and Biarritz Gare in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Poitiers, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Poitiers, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com

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