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

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

Isilines operates a bus from Nantes to La Rochelle twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Eurolines FR also services this route once daily. Alternatively, French Railways (SNCF) operates a train from Nantes to La Rochelle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Avg. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Nantes to La Rochelle
Avg. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to La Rochelle
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to La Rochelle
Avg. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nantes to La Rochelle?

The distance between Nantes and La Rochelle is 121 km. The road distance is 136 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle?

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle?

The quickest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs 18€.

Is there a direct train between Nantes and La Rochelle?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nantes and arriving at La Rochelle Ville. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nantes and La Rochelle?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nantes and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Nantes to La Rochelle?

The bus from Nantes to La Rochelle takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs three times a day.