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There are 6 ways to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Poitiers
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Nantes Haluchère
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to La Rochelle

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Train via Pont-à-Mousson

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lorraine Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lorraine Tgv to Poitiers
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville

Drive

  1. Drive from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral

Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville

Fly to Bordeaux, train

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Strasbourg (Station) → La Rochelle Cathedral
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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral is to bus which costs €50 - €65 and takes 17h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral is to fly and train which costs €70 - €330 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at La Rochelle via Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at La Rochelle Ville via Poitiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Strasbourg (Station) and La Rochelle Cathedral is 721 km. The road distance is 923.1 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 7h 25m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral, including transfers.

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Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Strasbourg station.

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Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral is to train which takes 7h 25m and costs €130 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 17h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 720.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Strasbourg (Station), Grand Est, France and La Rochelle Cathedral, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France?

You can take a train from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral via Poitiers and La Rochelle Ville in around 7h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral via Strasbourg, Nantes, and La Rochelle in around 17h 49m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €420
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Strasbourg to Lorraine Tgv
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€36 - €42
1st Class
€32 - €38
Train from Lorraine Tgv to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
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 Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes Haluchère to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at La Rochelle Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral is 923 km. It takes approximately 8h 43m to drive from Strasbourg (Station) to La Rochelle Cathedral.

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Volotea and Air France offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in La Rochelle Cathedral. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg (Station) to Strasbourg Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs €19 - €24.

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