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La Rochelle to Portsmouth

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How to get from La Rochelle to Portsmouth?

We are suggesting 7 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip La Rochelle Portsmouth. 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 Portsmouth

For your trip from La Rochelle (Poitou-Charentes, France) to Portsmouth (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 321 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 Portsmouth from La Rochelle. You can take the flight La Rochelle-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
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.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from La Rochelle to Portsmouth without changing trains. You can take the train London-Portsmouth and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Mainline West of South West Trains or Southern Railways to Portsmouth leave from Gatwick Airport railway station in London. Arrival in Portsmouth will take place at Fratton station (0.9 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip La Rochelle Portsmouth only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey London-Portsmouth.
You will board a coach of National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Portsmouth bus station (1.8 mi from Portsmouth, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Gatwick Airport bus station (23.6 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Portsmouth.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Southampton-Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth?

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 London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from La Rochelle - île de Ré LRH airport (located 2.3 mi from La Rochelle, France) to Southampton (serving Southampton SOU 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)
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 Portsmouth (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Southampton (serving Southampton Airport bus station at 3.5 mi from centre) and the city of Portsmouth where the coach will drop you off at Portsmouth station situated at about 1.8 mi from Portsmouth city centre.
Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection London-Portsmouth with the train from London Waterloo railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Southampton to Portsmouth with the train which leaves Southampton Central station to arrive at Fratton railway station (England United Kingdom)
Southern Railways operates the train journey London-Portsmouth with the train Mainline West from Gatwick Airport railway station (24.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Southampton-Portsmouth (16.2 mi)

Stop cities from La Rochelle or cities to visit near Portsmouth

When travelling from Portsmouth to La Rochelle by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 63 mi from Portsmouth, Southampton 16 mi away from Portsmouth (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Portsmouth 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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