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Trains from Birmingham to La Rochelle
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Am I allowed to travel by train from Birmingham, United Kingdom to La Rochelle, France?

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and La Rochelle, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Birmingham to La Rochelle before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from La Rochelle, France?

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

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last verified on 29/11/2021. 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 Birmingham train here.

What is the distance to La Rochelle from Birmingham by train?
You should expect to travel around 436 miles (704 km)  from Birmingham to La Rochelle by train.
How long does it take from Birmingham to La Rochelle by train?
The train time between Birmingham and La Rochelle is on average 11 h 30 min  for the 436 miles (704 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to La Rochelle from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Birmingham to La Rochelle, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in La Rochelle do I arrive in?

When taking the train to La Rochelle from Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Your trip can end in train stations such as La Rochelle and La Rochelle Porte Dauphine.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in La Rochelle.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in La Rochelle?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at La Rochelle, located 0.4 miles (669 m) away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Birmingham and La Rochelle?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Birmingham to La Rochelle. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to La Rochelle.
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