Trains from
Lyon to La Rochelle

Lyon to La Rochelle route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time7h 43m
Fare range€42-€271

First & last trains

First train departs at06:29
Last train departs at21:04

Fastest journey

Fastest route5h 40m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationLyon
Destination StationLa Rochelle

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

11:04
17:14
Lyon
La Rochelle
6h 10m2 changes
11:34
18:16
Lyon
La Rochelle
6h 42m1 change
13:04
19:42
Lyon
La Rochelle
6h 38m2 changes
14:28
20:14
Lyon
La Rochelle
5h 46m1 change
15:36
21:16
Lyon
La Rochelle
5h 40m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to La Rochelle start at €96.33 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€96.33
14 days
in advance
€129.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€142.94
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lyon to La Rochelle?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to La Rochelle is €42. To buy train tickets from Lyon to La Rochelle for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and La Rochelle is 7 hours and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 13 trains per day travelling from Lyon to La Rochelle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lyon to La Rochelle?

The first train from Lyon to La Rochelle departs at 06:29. The last train from Lyon to La Rochelle departs at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lyon and La Rochelle?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to La Rochelle without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to La Rochelle will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from La Rochelle to Lyon.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to La Rochelle for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/07/2017 for travel on 27/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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