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There are 6 ways to get from Royan to La Rochelle by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to La Rochelle Gare Parvis 9E

$3

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Royan to Saintes Angoulême - Royan / ...
  2. Take the train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville Ic / ...

$30 - $43

Rideshare  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Royan to La Rochelle 45.2 miles

$3 - $8

Taxi  •  58m

  1. Take a taxi from Royan to La Rochelle 46 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Royan to La Rochelle 46 miles

$9 - $15

Uber  •  58m

  1. Take an Uber from Royan to La Rochelle 46 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Royan to La Rochelle is to bus which costs 3€ and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Royan to La Rochelle is to taxi which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Royan - Gare Intermodale and arriving at La Rochelle Gare Parvis. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Royan to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Royan and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via Saintes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Royan and La Rochelle is 61 km. The road distance is 73.6 km.

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The best way to get from Royan to La Rochelle without a car is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs 3€.

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The bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to La Rochelle Gare Parvis takes 1h 20m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Royan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by , depart from Royan - Gare Intermodale station.

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Royan to La Rochelle train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Royan station.

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The best way to get from Royan to La Rochelle is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Royan to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 37.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

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

operates a bus from Royan to La Rochelle hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Royan to La Rochelle via Saintes in around 1h 59m.

Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Royan to Saintes
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to La Rochelle Gare Parvis
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Royan to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber La Rochelle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Royan to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$110 - $160
Taxi from Royan to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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Royan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by , arrive at La Rochelle Gare Parvis station.

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Royan to La Rochelle train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at La Rochelle Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royan to La Rochelle is 74 km. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Royan to La Rochelle.

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There are 790+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Royan and La Rochelle. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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