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La Rochelle Ville Train Station

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Here you’ll find information about the Gare de La Rochelle Ville Train Station, click on the tabs aboveNotice this to get more details.

On the rightenter your departure (Gare de La Rochelle Ville), destination and travel date, then click the ‘Find trains‘ button and you will receive real time schedules, best price options, travel times and you’ll be able to make a secure reservation online.

Click the ‘BOOK A TRAIN NOW‘ button on the right and you’ll be able to receive real-time booking information from Gare de La Rochelle Ville train station including: schedules, best ticket price options, travel times. You’ll be able to make an immediate secure reservation and ticket purchase from the official vendor with client service generally in your own language. In most instances you’ll be able to print your own e-ticket or retrieve it from a distributor on arrival in France or have it delivered before departure.

Below, click on the link for your home country to see information in your language and check Real Time Schedules, Prices and Travel Times and make A SECURE PURCHASE.

France and European City to City Train Tickets:

Train travel to and from the gare de La Rochelle Ville train station offers you downtown to downtown comfortable and efficient rail service. No hassle with early arrivals, delays and luggage security checks. You can take unlimited weight and reasonably bulky items on board. European rail is the way to travel and really see the French countryside.

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Train Passes:

If you are a couple or more people and travelling by train on 3 different days or more (from Gare de La Rochelle Ville train station or any other French or European train station) in one or a few European countries then buying a European Rail Pass could be to your budgetary advantage compared to ‘point-to-point’ tickets. Click below to see Rail Pass options (Rail Passes can not be purchased in European countries, only overseas.):

USA – Argentina – Australia – Brazil – Canada – GCC Countries – Hong Kong – India – Israel – Japan-Jp – Mexico, Central America, Caribbean – New Zealand – Singapore – South Africa – Rest of the world (English) – Rest of the world (Español) – 中国 – 香港 – 日本 – 한국 – 新加坡


Seat Reservations:

USA – UK – Rest of World. Already have a Rail Pass? You must also have a seat reservation from La Rochelle Ville train station on cross-border trains, High speed trains (TGV…), a majority of Intercite and night trains. Simply jump aboard other trains and take any seat with your validated Rail Pass.


Groups of 10+:

USA – UK – Rest of World. Direct contact with a multi-lingual rail consultant for special group rates for ten or more travelers from Gare de La Rochelle Ville train station: Think about family, friends, cruise excursions and anything else from pilgrimages to  Scouts. Study groups to sports teams including concert travel, social and corporate groups. Plenty bonus discounts included for local transport and museum passes. For a groups of sleepers and seats together, reserve well in advance for peace of mind.


France and Europe organized Rail Tours:

No hassle adventure with truly personalized service. All in one package for rail transfers, top-notch hotels and meals. An tour manager in your language and experienced local guides make your vacation a never to-be-forgotten experience. Whatever your taste, Rail Tours has something for you train excursions: Festivals, Short Breaks and Carnivals. For history buffs it’s Cities, Sights and Battlefields. For the ecology, relaxed types: Lakes and Mountains. Plenty of other possibilities: New Year and other Holidays and follow your Special Interest. Talk to an agent now, via this link.

The earlier you book (60-90 days before travel) the better and cheaper the options, not to mention your peace of mind knowing your train travel plans have been settled with a trustworthy, 75 years of experience, company that serves over 5 million customers a year.

La Rochelle by rail:
The enchanting port city of La Rochelle is perched on the west coast of France. For a relaxing break, catch one of the nine high-speed TGV trains that run from Paris to La Rochelle Ville station every day. Less than three hours later you’ll be breathing the invigorating sea air.

La Rochelle is an excellent point from which to take the train south to the Bordeaux vineyards, north to the Loire, or east to the picturesque Poitou-Charentes région.

La Rochelle Ville station is well served by nine daily high-speed TGV trains from Paris. Hop on a bus outside the station and you’ll be in the city centre in two ticks.

La Rochelle Ville station opened in the nineteen hundreds and sits on the high-speed TGV line from Paris.

A 45 metre tall clock tower looms above travellers passing through the station. This was constructed by architect Pierre Esquié in 1922. The station was renovated for the arrival of the TGV in the early 1990s.

Trolleys are available inside the station.


Facilities for the Disabled

Assistance Voyageurs Handicapés
Call for information: +33 (0)890 640 650
07.00 – 22.00 every day at least 2 days before departure

This is a free service available in about 400 stations across France. If you require assistance boarding you should turn up 30 minutes before your train leaves. Wheelchairs and boarding ramps are also available if required. More information in French only.


Lost & Found

If you lose or find something. Here’s what you can do:

  1. Call: +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35 (24/7 8am – 8pm indicate your lost property) In France 36 35 (cost: 0,40 € / minute) #22
  2. Via the web: you need to create an account. In French but understandable
  3. In a station: Details here scroll to end of page

Your lost property is registered and information is available online for one month. Cost of 5€ or 10€ to claim your object.


Luggage storage
There are no luggage storage facilities at this station
Suggestion: Ask a nearby shop to store your bags … and offer them a few Euros


There are basic facilities on offer for passengers passing through the station, including a café serving snacks.

Food:
1. Bonne Journée
05:15 – 15:00 and 03:30 – 19:30 Monday – Thursday
05:15 – 08:15 Friday
05:15 – 15:00 and 15:30 to 19:15 Saturday
10:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 to 20:15 Sunday & Bank Holidays
Take-away – Station hall

Currency exchange:
Tourist Board of La Rochelle
Quai Georges Simenon 2
+33 5464 11468
Location: Outside station


Getting to the station

By bus:
Buses for routes across the town stop outside the left exit of the station.

On foot:
The station is near the heart of the city. A ten-minute stroll will take you right to the famous harbour front.

By bike:
There are Bicycle Spaces onboard the TGV if you want to take your bike on holiday with you.

La Rochelle Tourist Information Office

2 Rue de la Chaloupe,
17000 La Rochelle,
France

Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 14 68

Contact: [email protected]

Website: www.larochelle-tourisme.com


Tourist Activities

The ultimate personalized tour of France. From biking to hiking to wine and gourmet tours you’re pampered and taken care of from start to finish. The no worries, no organization, it’s all taken care of for you vacation. Just sit back and enjoy.

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Accommodation around the gare de La Rochelle Ville train station

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Transport options at the gare de La Rochelle Ville train station

There are buses and taxis at the exit of the station.


Car Rental

At the Gare d’Aix-en-Provence Train Station you can rent a car from all the major rental car companies. Or, better yet, rent a car online and have it ready and waiting for you on arrival.

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Car Parking

Plenty of car parking is available nearby. You can be assured of a spot by securely reserving your own ahead of time, online.

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