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Train Information between Amsterdam and La Rochelle

distanceDistance506 miles (816 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTGV or Thalys

Trains from Amsterdam to La Rochelle cover the 506 miles (816 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 19 min with our travel partners like TGV or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in La Rochelle.

Train companies

Train from Amsterdam to La Rochelle with Thalys

You can travel by train between Amsterdam and La Rochelle with Thalys. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Thalys

One of the best ways to travel from Amsterdam to La Rochelle is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Amsterdam and La Rochelle by showing you Thalys’s current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Amsterdam to La Rochelle trip. You can expect to travel 506 miles (816 km) between Amsterdam and La Rochelle on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Amsterdam to La Rochelle, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Amsterdam and La Rochelle!

These are Thalys 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Amsterdam to La Rochelle:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Thalys trains from Amsterdam to La-Rochelle

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Amsterdam to La-Rochelle on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Amsterdam to La-Rochelle with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

The Thalys is a high-speed railroad company in France connecting the France to the rest of Europe and beyond. Perfect for multi-city train journeys in Europe.

When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

Travel Tips

Trains from Amsterdam to La Rochelle
Travel by train to La Rochelle easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to La Rochelle.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Amsterdam, Netherlands to La Rochelle, France?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and La Rochelle, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in La Rochelle, France?

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 22/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and La Rochelle as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from La Rochelle, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from La Rochelle to Amsterdam is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from France?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from La Rochelle?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 22/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your La Rochelle to Amsterdam train here.

What is the distance to La Rochelle from Amsterdam via train?
You should expect to travel around 506 miles (816 km)  from Amsterdam to La Rochelle by train.
How long is the train between Amsterdam and La Rochelle?
On average the train from Amsterdam to La Rochelle duration is 10 h 19 min  for the 506 miles (816 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Amsterdam to La Rochelle train leave from? Which La Rochelle train station do I come into from Amsterdam?

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in La Rochelle, you can end your trip in train stations like La Rochelle and La Rochelle Porte Dauphine.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to La Rochelle   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in La Rochelle located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at La Rochelle and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in La Rochelle.

Which train companies can take me between Amsterdam and La Rochelle?
For the best Amsterdam to La Rochelle train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with TGV or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to La Rochelle from Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to La Rochelle from Amsterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for La Rochelle is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
La Rochelle
Amsterdam Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Amenities