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There are 5 ways to get from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes Ter
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Quimper Ter
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière SNCF to Bourg 53

€73 - €147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from La Rochelle to Nantes 701
  2. Take the bus from Nantes Haluchère to Quimper
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière SNCF to Bourg 53

€26 - €36

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Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz 416.9 km

€45 - €70

Train to Nantes, fly, drive  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brest (BES) NTE - BES
  3. Drive from Brest to Pointe du Raz

€215 - €569

Train to Bordeaux, fly, drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Brest (BES) BOD - BES
  3. Drive from Brest to Pointe du Raz

€90 - €321

La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz by train and bus

The journey time between La Rochelle and Pointe du Raz is around 20h 21m and covers a distance of around 633 km. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 21m. Operated by SNCF and BreizhGo, the La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz service departs from La Rochelle Ville and arrives in Bourg. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 21m
Fastest journey time:
20h 21m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€73
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:24
Last service departs at:
14:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz train and bus schedules

La Rochelle → Pointe du Raz
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz is to bus, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz. However, there are services departing from La Rochelle and arriving at Bourg via Nantes Haluchère and Gare Routière SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 40m.

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The distance between La Rochelle and Pointe du Raz is 338 km. The road distance is 416.9 km.

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The best way to get from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 21m and costs €70 - €150.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz, including transfers.

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La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from La Rochelle station.

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There is no direct flight from Nantes Airport to Brest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz bus services, operated by BreizhGo, arrive at Bourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz is 417 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz.

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  • Distance: 338.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between La Rochelle, France and Pointe du Raz, France?

You can take a bus from La Rochelle to Pointe du Raz via Nantes Haluchère, Quimper, and Gare Routière SNCF in around 9h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Perpignan
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Bordeaux to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Bordeaux to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€300 - €500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Bastia
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Nantes to Quimper
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Bus operators
BreizhGo
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare Routière SNCF to Bourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
BreizhGo
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Rochelle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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).

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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 Haluchère
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes Haluchère to Quimper
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Volotea, Transavia France and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to Brest Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Pointe du Raz. Prices start at €75 per night.

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