Directions from Lyon to La Rochelle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$173 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Valence 719 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valence to Rochefort

$37 - $92

9 alternative options

Train via Massy TGV  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Massy TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Massy TGV to Poitiers Tgv
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$174 - $211

Train via Marne la Vallée-Chessy  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Poitiers Tgv
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$181 - $219

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours N724 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tours to La Rochelle Ouibus

$38 - $60

Rideshare  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to La Rochelle 381.5 miles

$47

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to La Rochelle 381.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Poitiers (PIS) LYS - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville

$140 - $549

Fly to Nantes, train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$79 - $254

Fly to Bordeaux, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD) LYS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$82 - $187

Fly to Limoges, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Limoges (LIG) LYS - LIG
  2. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville

$225 - $523

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

You can take a train from Lyon to La Rochelle via St-Pierre-des-Corps in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to La Rochelle via Valence, Rochefort, and Rochefort - Gare in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lyon to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon-Perrache to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$46 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Massy TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Massy TGV to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Valence
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Valence to Rochefort
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Valence
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Tours
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Tours to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lyon and La Rochelle is 466 km. The road distance is 610 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to La Rochelle is to rideshare which costs 40€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Lyon to La Rochelle is to fly and train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 110€ - 470€.

No, there is no direct train from Lyon to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Lyon-Perrache and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Place de Verdun via Valence and Rochefort - Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Lyon to La Rochelle, including transfers.