There are 6 ways to get from Tours to La Rochelle by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tours to La Rochelle Ouibus

$9 - $23

4 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers Tgv
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to La Rochelle Ville Tgv

$51 - $70

Rideshare  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tours to La Rochelle 147.1 miles

$16

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Tours to La Rochelle 146.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers
  2. Fly from Poitiers (PIS) to La Rochelle (LRH) PIS - LRH

$120 - $1,030

What companies run services between Tours, France and La Rochelle, France?

TGV operates a train from Tours to La Rochelle once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. SNCF also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Tours to La Rochelle 4 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Isilines also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Poitiers to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
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
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Tours to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Tours to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Tours to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tours to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tours and La Rochelle is 196 km. The road distance is 234 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tours to La Rochelle is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Tours to La Rochelle is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St-Pierre-des-Corps and arriving at La Rochelle Ville. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tours and arriving at La Rochelle. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

The train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to La Rochelle Ville takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs twice daily.