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There are 5 ways to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) by bus, train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Saintes to La Rochelle

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Saintes to La Rochelle
  2. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Aéroport

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
  2. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Aéroport

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  1. 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 35m and covers a distance of around 81 km. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. Operated by SNCF, Réseau Bus Yélo Agglo La Rochelle and réseau interurbain 17, the Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) service departs from Saintes and arrives in Aéroport. Typically 256 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

256 Weekly Services
1h 35m Average Duration
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Saintes → La Rochelle Airport (LRH)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is to taxi which costs €150 - €190 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH). However, there are services departing from Saintes and arriving at Aéroport via Place de Verdun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Saintes and La Rochelle Airport (LRH) is 64 km. The road distance is 78.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH), including transfers.

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Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, depart from Saintes station.

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Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH) bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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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).

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There are 257+ hotels available in La Rochelle Airport (LRH). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH).
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  • Distance: 64.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Saintes, France and La Rochelle Airport (LRH), France?

Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord operates a bus from Saintes to La Rochelle once daily, and the journey takes 1h.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Saintes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Réseau Bus Yélo Agglo La Rochelle
Phone
0 810 17 18 17
Website
yelo.agglo-larochelle.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to Aéroport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Réseau Bus Yélo Agglo La Rochelle
réseau interurbain 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF la Rochelle to Aéroport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Other operators
Taxi from Saintes to La Rochelle Airport (LRH)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
€150 - €190
Taxi Roy Saintes
Phone
+33 6 81 48 27 11
Website
taxi-roy.fr
Roos Taxis Saintes
Phone
+33 6 03 06 00 86

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