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There are 12 ways to get from Milan to La Rochelle by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$256 - $285

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Bordeaux (BOD) BGY - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$67 - $1,366

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Train via Genève  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  2. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$222 - $319

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Pierre-des-Corps Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$203 - $267

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to La Rochelle

$125 - $179

Bus FlixBus  •  25h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 1922
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle Ouibus / ...

$78 - $139

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Milan to La Rochelle 656.4 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Milan Malpensa to Nantes, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Nantes (NTE) MXP - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$85 - $333

Fly Milan Malpensa to Poitiers, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Poitiers (PIS) MXP - PIS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de La Rochelle-Ville

$171 - $908

Fly Milan Linate to Nantes, train  •  10h 10m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Nantes (NTE) LIN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$114 - $329

Fly Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bordeaux (BOD) MXP - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$93 - $241

Fly Milan Linate to La Rochelle  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to La Rochelle (LRH) LIN - LRH

$174 - $854

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 25h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to La Rochelle is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 8h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at La Rochelle via Milan and Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Milano Porta Garibaldi and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via Lyon Part Dieu and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 57m.

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The distance between Milan and La Rochelle is 805 km. The road distance is 1050.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to La Rochelle without a car is to train which takes 11h 40m and costs 220€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 11h 40m to get from Milan to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Milan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to La Rochelle train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to La Rochelle is to train which takes 11h 40m and costs 220€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 23h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 150€ - 750€ and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 502.8 miles
  • Duration: 11h 40m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and La Rochelle, France?

You can take a train from Milan to La Rochelle via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Bercy, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 11h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to La Rochelle via lampugnano m1, Milan, and Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean in around 23h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Milan Linate to La Rochelle via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to La Rochelle via Paris CDG, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$90 - $150
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de La Rochelle-Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bordeaux City Centre to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Milan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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Milan to La Rochelle train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at La Rochelle Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to La Rochelle is 1050 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Milan to La Rochelle.

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Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 804+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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