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There are 9 ways to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$234 - $284

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to La Rochelle 723

$61 - $102

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to La Rochelle

$98 - $147

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to La Rochelle 606.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$124 - $299

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$92 - $227

Train to Brussels, fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE) BRU - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$101 - $291

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nantes, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nantes (NTE) DUS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$139 - $330

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes, train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$139 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle is to train which costs 200€ - 250€ and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at La Rochelle via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and La Rochelle is 863 km. The road distance is 970.2 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 200€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 200€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 16 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 539.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to La Rochelle via Paris Gallieni in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 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
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to La Rochelle is 970 km. It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to drive from Netherlands to La Rochelle.

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Hop!, Flybe, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 748+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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