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Train Information to La Rochelle from Zurich

distanceDistance465 miles (750 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£157 (€177)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to La Rochelle cover the 465 miles (750 km) long route taking on average 11 h 20 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £157, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £157. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in La Rochelle.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and La Rochelle?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and La Rochelle, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into La Rochelle from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to La Rochelle closer to your date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 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 Zurich train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to La Rochelle from Zurich?
You can find a cheap train from Zurich to La Rochelle for some dates and times for as low as £157  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Zurich to La Rochelle on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zurich to La Rochelle train prices are on average £157  one way.
What is the distance by train from Zurich to La Rochelle?
You should expect to travel around 465 miles (750 km)  to La Rochelle from Zurich by train.
How long is the train journey from Zurich to La Rochelle?
On average the Zurich to La Rochelle train time is 11 h 20 min  covering the 465 miles (750 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Zurich to La Rochelle train leave from? Which La Rochelle train station do I come into from Zurich?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In La Rochelle you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including La Rochelle and La Rochelle Porte Dauphine.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in La Rochelle.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) 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 train services are there between Zurich and La Rochelle a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for La Rochelle is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Zurich to La Rochelle? When is the last train from Zurich to La Rochelle?
If you prefer early morning trains from Zurich to La Rochelle, the first train leaves at 06: 34. If you prefer late night trains from Zurich to La Rochelle, the last train of the day leaves at 06: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to La Rochelle timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I purchase Zurich La Rochelle train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Zurich to La Rochelle train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £157. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Zurich to La Rochelle. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to La Rochelle.

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