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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to Place de Verdun 16

$2 - $12

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 5 min

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

$30 - $44

Rideshare  •  1 h 23 min

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

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  58 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Royan to La Rochelle 46 miles

$9 - $15

Uber  •  58 min

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

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royan to La Rochelle is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Royan - Gare Intermodale and arriving at Place de Verdun. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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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 2 h 5 min.

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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 1 h 35 min and costs 2€ - 10€.

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The bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to Place de Verdun takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Royan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Les Mouettes Transport, 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 1 h 35 min and costs 2€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Royan to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Les Mouettes Transport, arrive at Place de Verdun station.

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

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Map of how to get from Royan to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 37.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Les Mouettes Transport operates a bus from Royan to La Rochelle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Royan to La Rochelle via Saintes in around 2 h 5 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Royan to Saintes
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Les Mouettes Transport
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
lesmouettes-transports.com
Bus from Royan - Gare Intermodale to Place de Verdun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
lesmouettes-transports.com
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
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber La Rochelle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Royan to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$110 - $160
Taxi from Royan to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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