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There are 11 ways to get from Stroud to Île de Ré by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
  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

$227 - $455

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Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Stroud to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to La Rochelle

$47 - $70

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Bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Stroud 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

$69 - $116

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Stroud to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré

$134 - $198

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Stroud to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré

$299 - $365

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nantes (NTE) LHR - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon

$174 - $721

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon

$122 - $317

Train to London Stansted, fly to La Rochelle, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH
  3. Take the bus from Place de Verdun to Paradis

$127 - $784

Train to London Stansted, fly to Nantes, train, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
  4. Take the bus from Roche/Yon Gare Routi to Tranche R. Perthuis

$141 - $420

Train, train to Bristol, fly to La Rochelle, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to La Rochelle (LRH) BRS - LRH
  4. Take the bus from Place de Verdun to Paradis

$119 - $1,196

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Nantes  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE) SOU - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon

$144 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 22 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré is to train and fly and bus which costs £90 - £950 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stroud to Île de Ré. However, there are services departing from Stroud and arriving at Paradis via London, Paris, Paris and La Rochelle Gare Parvis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 36 min.

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The distance between Stroud and Île de Ré is 387 miles.

The best way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré without a car is to train which takes 9 h 57 min and costs £170 - £350.

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It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from Stroud to Île de Ré, including transfers.

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Stroud to Île de Ré bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stroud station.

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The best way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré is to train which takes 9 h 57 min and costs £170 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 21 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Stroud to Île de Ré bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at La Rochelle station.

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Map of how to get from Stroud to Île de Ré.
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  • Distance: 387.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 57 min

What companies run services between Stroud, England and Île de Ré, France?

You can take a train from Stroud to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, La Rochelle Ville, and La Rochelle Gare Parvis in around 9 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stroud to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, La Rochelle, and La Rochelle Gare Parvis in around 21 h 36 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bristol to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Swindon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Eurostar
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
Train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $38
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
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 Stroud to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Les Mouettes Transport
Phone
0 811 36 17 17
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Place de Verdun to Paradis
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Sovetours
Phone
(0251) 623166
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from Roche/Yon Gare Routi to Tranche R. Perthuis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sovetours.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk

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Île de Ré is 1 h ahead of Stroud. It is currently 9:35 PM in Stroud and 10:35 PM in Île de Ré.

British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 769+ hotels available in Île de Ré. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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