There are 3 ways to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) by train, bus, taxi or car
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Take the train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
Take the line 1 bus from Gare la Rochelle to Laleu les Douanes
Take a taxi from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH)
Drive from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH)
Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) by train and bus
The journey time between Saintes and La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 80 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. Operated by SNCF and Réseau Bus Yélo Agglo La Rochelle, the Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) service departs from Saintes and arrives in Laleu les Douanes. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 50 min.
The quickest way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is to taxi which costs €150 - €190 and takes 50 min.
The distance between Saintes and La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is 64 km. The road distance is 78.2 km.
The best way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) without a car is to train and line 1 bus which takes 1h 50m and costs .
It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH), including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is 78 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH).
There are 209+ hotels available in La Rochelle Airport (LRH). Prices start at €87 per night.
What companies run services between Saintes, France and La Rochelle Airport (LRH), France?
There is no direct connection from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH). However, you can take the train to La Rochelle Ville, take the walk to Gare la Rochelle, then take the line 1 bus to Laleu les Douanes. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to La Rochelle Airport (LRH).
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.
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 4m
- Estimated price
- €10 - €26
- 2nd Class
- €10 - €15
- Rail 1st Class
- €17 - €26
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