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Train Information between La Rochelle and London

distanceDistance371 miles (598 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersTGV or Eurostar

Trains from La Rochelle to London cover the 371 miles (598 km) long route with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from La Rochelle Ville and arrive in London Victoria.

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La Rochelle to London with Eurostar

Find the best journey between La Rochelle and London with Eurostar. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Eurostar

You can find the best prices on Eurostar train tickets from La Rochelle to London on Omio. Eurostar’s high-speed railway service connects the United Kingdom to Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst other popular European cities. The Eurostar effectively opens up train travel in Europe to passengers from the UK. With Eurostar trains reaching speeds up to 200 mph, you can travel 371 miles (598 km) underwater through the Chunnel between La Rochelle and London comfortably.

When you book your Eurostar train from La Rochelle to London, you can choose between three classes: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served). Simply check Eurostar train timetables for La Rochelle to London, choose the best ticket prices available for this route and book your train ticket on Omio!

When purchasing your Eurostar train tickets between La Rochelle and London, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Eurostar trains from La-Rochelle to London

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to London train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from La-Rochelle to London more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the La-Rochelle to London train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from La-Rochelle to London

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from La-Rochelle to London.

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Trains from La Rochelle to London
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from La Rochelle, France to London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from La Rochelle to London before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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)
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

Last verified on 28/07/2021. 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 London to La Rochelle train here.

How far is it from La Rochelle to London by train?
The distance to London from La Rochelle by train is approximately 371 miles (598 km).
When travelling by train from La Rochelle to London, which train station in La Rochelle do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in La Rochelle to start your route from including La Rochelle Ville, La Rochelle and Gare de La Rochelle. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from La Rochelle Ville   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where do I find the La Rochelle train station to London? Where is the London train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from La Rochelle Ville, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from La Rochelle to London?
Take the La Rochelle to London train with TGV or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between La Rochelle and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
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