La Rochelle to Lille by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:24
  • Last train
    17:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 26m

Travelling from La Rochelle to Lille by train

The fastest trains from La Rochelle to Lille take around 4 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 589 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between La Rochelle and Lille.

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from La Rochelle to Lille 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 21 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart La Rochelle around 05:24 and the last train is around 17:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves La Rochelle around 05:27, and the last at 16:44.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book La Rochelle to Lille 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 La Rochelle to Lille by train.

Which trains operate between La Rochelle and Lille?

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

  • Corail
  • TGV
  • TGV Atlantic
  • TGV Duplex
  • TGV Nord
  • Train Express Regional

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

Find journey information for Lille to La Rochelle

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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