There are 4 ways to get from La Rochelle to Nantes by bus, train, rideshare or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
What companies run services between La Rochelle, France and Nantes, France?
Isilines operates a bus from La Rochelle to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 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 from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 35 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $30 - $45
- 2nd Class
- $30 - $45
- 1st Class
- $40 - $65
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Questions & Answers
The distance between La Rochelle and Nantes is 121 km. The road distance is 136 km.
The cheapest way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 7 min.
The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Nantes is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs 15€ - 23€.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from La Rochelle Ville and arriving at Nantes. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Rochelle and arriving at Nantes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.
The bus from La Rochelle to Nantes takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.