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

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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Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$64 - $102

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Night bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from La Rochelle to Bayonne Ouibus

$14 - $21

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 1711 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Biarritz N703 / ...

$17 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Biarritz 234.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from La Rochelle  •  5 h 45 min

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

$87 - $423

Train to Nantes, fly  •  7 h 55 min

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

$111 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz is to night bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 5 h 15 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 via Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 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 train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from La Rochelle Airport to Biarritz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from La Rochelle to Biarritz.
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  • Distance: 187.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Bordeaux-St-Jean, Biarritz, and Biarritz Gare in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Biarritz via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from La Rochelle to Biarritz via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday and 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 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Biarritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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 La Rochelle to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from La Rochelle to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus

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

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Book your La Rochelle to Biarritz bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1714+ hotels available in Biarritz. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to La Rochelle Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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