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Route overview
Avg. journey time48m
Trains per day16
Fare range€9.00 - €25.00
Distance56km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:39
Last train departs at19:51
Fastest journey
Fastest route35m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLa Rochelle
Destination StationNiort

La Rochelle to Niort train times

Check out the next trains departing from La Rochelle to Niort for Tuesday 30th Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:51
09:30
La Rochelle
Niort
39m
Direct
09:13
11:52
La Rochelle
Niort
2h 39m
1 change
11:21
12:00
La Rochelle
Niort
39m
Direct
12:24
13:08
La Rochelle
Niort
44m
Direct
14:44
15:22
La Rochelle
Niort
38m
Direct

SNCF and TGV trains from La Rochelle to Niort

You can travel from La Rochelle to Niort on SNCF and TGV trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Cheap train tickets from La Rochelle to Niort

Train tickets from La Rochelle to Niort start at €9 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €13.25.
lowest price found
from9
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price11.60
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price13.19
on the day
avg. single price13.25

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from La Rochelle to Niort by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from La Rochelle to Niort by train?

The average journey time between La Rochelle and Niort is 48 minutes and the fastest journey time is 35 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from La Rochelle to Niort. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from La Rochelle to Niort?

The first train from La Rochelle to Niort departs at 05:39. The last train from La Rochelle to Niort departs at 19:51. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between La Rochelle and Niort?

Yes, it is possible to travel from La Rochelle to Niort without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from La Rochelle to Niort. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Niort to La Rochelle. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from La Rochelle to Niort.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for La Rochelle to Niort for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/04/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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