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There are 9 ways to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Nancy Tgv / ...

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Bus  •  13h 53m

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre BlaBlaCar / ...

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Train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Lorraine TGV Tgv

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy 791.6 km

Train to Nantes, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NTE - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Strasbourg (SXB) BOD - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

Train to Nantes, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NTE - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Nancy

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Luxembourg, train  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Luxembourg (LUX) BOD - LUX
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to Nancy

Train to Nantes, fly to Basel, train  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Basel (BSL) NTE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nancy

La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy by train, walk, subway and tram

46 Weekly Services
6h 2m Average Duration
€174 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy is to bus which costs €30 - €55 and takes 13h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy is to train via Paris which costs €170 - €270 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy. However, there are services departing from La Rochelle and arriving at Point Central via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Division de Fer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy. However, there are services departing from La Rochelle Ville and arriving at Essey Roosevelt via Montparnasse Bienvenue, Paris l'Est and Nancy Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between La Rochelle and Essey-lès-Nancy is 622 km. The road distance is 791.6 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 2m and costs €170 - €270.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy, including transfers.

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La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from La Rochelle station.

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La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from La Rochelle Ville station.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy is to train via Paris which takes 6h 2m and costs €170 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 13h 53m.

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Map of how to get from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy.
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  • Distance: 622.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between La Rochelle, France and Essey-lès-Nancy, France?

You can take a train from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, Paris l'Est, Nancy, and Nancy Gare in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Nancy - Centre, and Division de Fer in around 13h 53m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Flights from Bordeaux to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Bordeaux to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €410
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
Flights from Bordeaux to Luxembourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €230
Flights from Nantes to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Paris l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Poitiers to Lorraine TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€18 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Nancy
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Metz Ville to Nancy
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from La Rochelle to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Rochelle to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Nancy
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Nancy - Centre station.

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La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nancy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy is 792 km. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from La Rochelle to Essey-lès-Nancy.

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Volotea and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Essey-lès-Nancy. Prices start at €87 per night.

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