La Charente Maritime
5 minutes pour découvrir la Charente Maritime

Trains to La Rochelle

In Charente- Maritime, the railway network consists of 275km of lines for passenger transport. It focuses on the main thoroughfare Paris -Bordeaux with the adjacent line Poitiers - La Rochelle, the line Bordeaux - Nantes and the star of Saintes.
Also daily direct connections are provided with certain large cities of the Atlantic façade Bordeaux ( 2:15 ) , Nantes (2h) , Tours ( 2hrs) and Poitiers ( 1:10 )

Daily hotlines

Paris (3 hours) , Bordeaux, Poitiers , Nantes, Marseille , Nice and Lyon (in summer)

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Traffic TER

Intra -departmental rail network is based on the ways La Rochelle - Saintes, Saintes- Royan.

A shuttle bus operates throughout the year from a service Surgères towards Rochefort. Since 2001 the TGV shuttle was extended to Chateau d'Oleron. Two bus companies (one open year round ) connect the station of La Rochelle to Ile de Ré.

Note that now , users now have the ability to access a range of information on trains offering bicycle transportation .

Thalys network

This railway network allows you , from Belgium , Holland, Germany, the Netherlands ... , joining La Charente -Maritime via correspondence in Paris or Lille particular to La Rochelle.

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