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There are 13 ways to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle by train, plane, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 La Rochelle  •  5h 23m

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

$94 - $401

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Bus  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to La Rochelle 723

$71 - $115

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Train to Manchester, fly to Nantes, train  •  8h 58m

  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 - $296

Train to Manchester, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Bordeaux (BOD) MAN - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$147 - $304

Train, train to Southampton, fly to La Rochelle  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to La Rochelle (LRH) SOU - LRH

$294 - $1,032

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 28m

  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 - $359

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to La Rochelle  •  5h 41m

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

$205 - $1,004

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to La Rochelle  •  7h 53m

  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, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes  •  10h 51m

  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

$158 - $344

Train  •  9h 7m

  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

$245 - $455

Train, bus  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau to La Rochelle

$126 - $401

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 56m

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

$311 - $383

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 24m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to La Rochelle

$166 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle is to bus which costs £50 - £90 and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle is to train and fly which costs £70 - £310 and takes 5h 23m.

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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 and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 50m.

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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 9h 7m and costs £180 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m 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 best way to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs £180 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 20h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to La Rochelle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to La Rochelle.
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  • Distance: 501.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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 9h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to La Rochelle via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris, Paris in around 20h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Southampton to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Southampton to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Leeds Bradford to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
1h 13m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
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 Birmingham New Street to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39m
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 Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice 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
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Thameslink
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
National Express
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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La Rochelle is 1h ahead of Sheffield. It is currently 8:29 PM in Sheffield and 9:29 PM in La Rochelle.

Jet2.com and Flybe offer flights from Manchester Airport to La Rochelle Airport.

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There are 804+ hotels available in La Rochelle. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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