There are 12 ways to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, night bus, car or car train

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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Train to Manchester, fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Nantes (NTE) MAN - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$109 - $297

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Train to Manchester, fly to La Rochelle  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to La Rochelle (LRH) MAN - LRH

$94 - $402

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Nantes (NTE) BHX - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$142 - $367

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to La Rochelle  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH

$113 - $794

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to La Rochelle  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to La Rochelle (LRH) LBA - LRH

$210 - $1,009

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville

$172 - $360

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

$156 - $340

Train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$243 - $451

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to La Rochelle

$99 - $140

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  26 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Southampton Central
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the night bus from Saint-Malo to La Rochelle

$161 - $366

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to La Rochelle

$312 - $384

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to La Rochelle

$137 - $248

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to La Rochelle. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at La Rochelle via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and La Rochelle is 502 miles.

The best way to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle without a car is to train which takes 9 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle, including transfers.

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Sheffield to La Rochelle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Sheffield to La Rochelle bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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La Rochelle is 1 h ahead of Sheffield. It is currently 2:55 AM in Sheffield and 3:55 AM in La Rochelle.

Air France, Brussels Airlines, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Manchester Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 501.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and La Rochelle, France?

You can take a train from Sheffield to La Rochelle via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Leeds Bradford to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Thameslink
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Saint-Malo to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $65
Car
$95 - $190
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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