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There are 5 ways to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer by bus, car ferry, train or car

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Bus, line 0012 bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Saintes
  2. Take the line 0012 bus from Gare Routière de Saintes to Gare Intermodale
  3. Take the car ferry from Royan to Le Verdon

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Rezé to Royan
  2. Take the car ferry from Royan to Le Verdon

Train via Tours

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
  2. Take the train from Saint-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Soulac-sur-Mer

Train

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Soulac-sur-Mer

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Soulac-sur-Mer

Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer by train

The train journey time between Rezé and Soulac-sur-Mer is around 6h 58m and covers a distance of around 631 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 39m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer train service departs from Rezé Pont-Rousseau and arrives in Soulac-sur-Mer. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

98 Weekly Trains
6h 58m Average Duration
€112 Cheapest Price
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Rezé → Soulac-sur-Mer
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Soulac-sur-Mer is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer is to bus and train which costs €27 - €60 and takes 9h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer is to drive and car ferry. Taking this option will cost €27 - €55 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from Rezé Pont-Rousseau and arriving at Soulac-sur-Mer via Nantes, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps and Bordeaux Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Rezé and Soulac-sur-Mer is 190 km.

The best way to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer without a car is to train via Tours which takes 6h 58m and costs €110 - €240.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nantes station.

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Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Soulac-sur-Mer station.

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Map of how to get from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 189.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between Rezé, France and Soulac-sur-Mer, France?

You can take a train from Rezé to Soulac-sur-Mer via Nantes, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, and Bordeaux Saint-Jean in around 6h 58m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Saint-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Soulac-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Rémi
Phone
+33 2 38 70 30 30
Website
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
Train from Nantes to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Rémi
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Nantes to Saintes
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Modalis
Website
modalis.fr
Bus from Gare Routière de Saintes to Gare Intermodale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
réseau interurbain 17
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nantes Haluchère to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
TransGironde
Phone
0974 500 033
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Car ferry from Royan to Le Verdon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €18
Website
TransGironde
Passenger
€3
Car
€18

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