There are 5 ways to get from La Rochelle to Nantes by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus Isilines  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Nantes

$9 - $13

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Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 57 min

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

$8 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes Ic

$30 - $45

Rideshare  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from La Rochelle to Nantes 85.8 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Nantes 85 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes is to bus which costs 6€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Rochelle and arriving at Nantes. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from La Rochelle Ville and arriving at Nantes. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between La Rochelle and Nantes is 121 km. The road distance is 136.1 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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The bus from La Rochelle to Nantes takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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La Rochelle to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from La Rochelle Ville station.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs 8€ - 11€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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

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La Rochelle to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from La Rochelle to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

Isilines operates a bus from La Rochelle to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from La Rochelle to Nantes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Rochelle to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from La Rochelle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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