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from Poitiers to La Rochelle

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Travel Information to La Rochelle from Poitiers

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by coach or train from Poitiers to La Rochelle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Poitiers to La Rochelle.

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Travel from Poitiers to La Rochelle
Travel 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 Poitiers to La Rochelle.
FAQs
What are my Poitiers to La Rochelle travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel to La Rochelle from Poitiers including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Poitiers to La Rochelle, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to La Rochelle:

A coach journey is usually £8 less than a journey to La Rochelle by train, which costs on average £12 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

The quickest way to travel between Poitiers and La Rochelle is by train, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 25 min.

How many miles from Poitiers to La Rochelle would I travel?

The distance between Poitiers and La Rochelle is around 76 miles (122 km).

How many services a day are there from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

The average frequency per day from Poitiers to La Rochelle is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Poitiers and La Rochelle as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Poitiers and in La Rochelle?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Poitiers to La Rochelle:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Poitiers, Boulevard du Grand Cerf (Gare Routière) to La Rochelle, Jean Moulin.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Poitiers to La Rochelle depart from Gare de Poitiers to La Rochelle.
Who can get me from Poitiers to La Rochelle?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Poitiers to La Rochelle, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to La Rochelle by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Poitiers to La Rochelle for £4.
  • Travel with SNCF | TER for trains to La Rochelle. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TER Poitiers to La Rochelle tickets on Omio for £12.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to La Rochelle from Poitiers?
Many of our customers travelling from Poitiers to La Rochelle don't make La Rochelle their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Bordeaux or Nantes, either of which you could add to your Poitiers and La Rochelle trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from La Rochelle to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Poitiers and La Rochelle online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to La Rochelle from Poitiers, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £4 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £12 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to La Rochelle from Poitiers online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.