There are 12 ways to get from Stroud to Île de Ré by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or subway

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Train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Poitiers Tgv
  4. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$237 - $505

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Bus  •  21 h 43 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

$72 - $116

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Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Rochelle Ville Ic

$231 - $309

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Stroud 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 - $141

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Stroud to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Sainte-Marie-de-Ré

$113 - $213

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

$301 - $367

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Nantes, line 155 bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Nantes (NTE) BHX - NTE
  4. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
  5. Take the line 155 bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Tranche-sur-Mer - Rond point de la Mogette

$132 - $362

Train, Tube to London Stansted, fly to La Rochelle  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Take the Tube from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
  4. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH

$127 - $785

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon 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

$123 - $323

Train to Bristol, fly to Bordeaux, train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRS - BOD
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$145 - $536

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Nantes, line 155 bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Stroud (Glos) to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nantes (NTE) LTN - NTE
  5. Take the train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
  6. Take the line 155 bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Tranche-sur-Mer - Rond point de la Mogette

$157 - $431

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Bordeaux  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bordeaux (BOD) LGW - BOD
  4. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville

$141 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré is to bus which costs £50 - £90 and takes 21 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stroud to Île de Ré is to train and Tube and fly which costs £95 - £600 and takes 8 h 31 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 43 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 13 h 19 min and costs £180 - £390.

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 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 13 h 19 min and costs £180 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 21 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Stroud to Île de Ré bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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: 13 h 19 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 Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Poitiers, La Rochelle Ville, and La Rochelle Gare Parvis in around 13 h 19 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 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $18
Train from Stroud (Glos) to Swindon
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
42 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
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $300
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Lille Europe to Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
Train from Nantes to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
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Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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.

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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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $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
$27 - $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 Lille to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Sovetours
Phone
(0251) 623166
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Tranche-sur-Mer - Rond point de la Mogette
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sovetours.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
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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Île de Ré is 1 h ahead of Stroud. It is currently 9:46 AM in Stroud and 10:46 AM in Île de Ré.

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

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There are 736+ hotels available in Île de Ré. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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