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Trip La Rochelle Cardiff

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from La Rochelle to Cardiff


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How to get from La Rochelle to Cardiff?

We are suggesting 7 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip La Rochelle Cardiff. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport La Rochelle Cardiff

For your trip from La Rochelle (Poitou-Charentes, France) to Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom) with a distance of 379 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Cardiff from La Rochelle but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes La Rochelle-London and London-Cardiff.
Leave La Rochelle and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at La Rochelle - île de Ré LRH airport, 2.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by Easyjet or Ryanair. From London, take another plane with FlyBE that will carry you to Cardiff-Wales airport (Cardiff, United Kingdom).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from La Rochelle to Cardiff without changing trains. You can take the train Bristol-Cardiff and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of First Great Western or CrossCountry to Cardiff leave from Bristol Temple Meads railway station in Bristol. Arrival in Cardiff will take place at Cardiff Central station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip La Rochelle Cardiff only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Bristol-Cardiff.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Bristol. The bus will drop you off at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Bristol bus station (0.3 mi from Bristol) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cardiff.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Bristol-Cardiff will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between La Rochelle and Cardiff?

Easyjet carries out a flight from La Rochelle - île de Ré LRH airport situated 2.3 mi away from the city centre of La Rochelle to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from London City LCY airport (located 8.1 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Cardiff (serving Cardiff-Wales CWL airport)
Ryanair schedules the flight from La Rochelle - île de Ré LRH airport situated 2.3 mi away from the city centre of La Rochelle to London (arrival at Stansted STN airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Bristol-Cardiff (25.5 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Gatwick Airport in London and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Bristol (serving Bristol bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Cardiff where the coach will drop you off at Cardiff station situated at about 0.4 mi from Cardiff city centre.
Railway companies
First Great Western provides a rail connection Bristol-Cardiff with the train from Parson Street railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Cardiff Central at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Bristol to Cardiff with the train which leaves Bristol Temple Meads station to arrive at Cardiff Central railway station (Wales United Kingdom)

Stop cities from La Rochelle or cities to visit near Cardiff

When travelling from Cardiff to La Rochelle by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bristol located at 26 mi from Cardiff, London 132 mi away from Cardiff (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Cardiff or back to La Rochelle, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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