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Saintes to La Rochelle by train

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    61 kilometres
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Travelling from Saintes to La Rochelle by train

Fast trains from Saintes to La Rochelle take around 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 61 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saintes and La Rochelle.

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

Direct trains from Saintes to La Rochelle have been found.

We usually find around 41 direct trains on the route from Saintes to La Rochelle every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

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

The Saintes to La Rochelle train travel time is normally about 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to La Rochelle is usually scheduled to depart Saintes around 05:25 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Saintes around 07:14, and the last at 21:31.

When to book Saintes to La Rochelle train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 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 Saintes to La Rochelle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saintes and La Rochelle?

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

  • Autocar
  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • 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.