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

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Bus Isilines  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to La Rochelle Ouibus

$5 - $13

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Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to La Rochelle Ouibus

$7 - $10

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$30 - $45

Rideshare  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to La Rochelle 85.8 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to La Rochelle 85 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to La Rochelle is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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

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The bus from Nantes to La Rochelle takes 2 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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

Isilines operates a bus from Nantes to La Rochelle 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 21 min. Ouibus also services this route hourly. Alternatively, 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
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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