La Rochelle to Barcelona by train

  • First train
    05:39
  • Last train
    21:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 32m
  • Distance
    593 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    17hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from La Rochelle to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from La Rochelle to Barcelona take around 8 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 593 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between La Rochelle and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from La Rochelle to Barcelona?

Journeys between La Rochelle and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from La Rochelle to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from La Rochelle to Barcelona?

The La Rochelle to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the La Rochelle to Barcelona train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart La Rochelle around 05:39 and the last train is around 20:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves La Rochelle around 05:39, and the last at 21:55.

When to book La Rochelle to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from La Rochelle to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between La Rochelle and Barcelona?

More than one train company operates on the route from La Rochelle to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Corail
  • FS100
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.