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How to get here ?

How to get there ?

how to come from USA by plane ?

How to come by plane ?

Airplanes La Rochelle / Ile de Ré Laleu Airport & Rochefort / Saint-Agnant Airport (inquire within)

From the USA : Washington-Paris or Washington-Bordeaux

New York - Paris or New York -Paris - Bordeaux

From Europe : the nearest airport La Rochelle/Laleu : regular flights to and from Great Britain, Switzerland, Belgium ; La Rochelle 30 mn from Rochefort


Map to come from Paris or Bordeaux

How to reach Rochefort?

By train :

3h30 from Paris, 2h from Bordeaux (direct), 2h30 from Nantes (direct)

From Paris by TGV (High speed train) from Montparnasse train station to La Rochelle or Surgeres, then by shuttle to Rochefort - 30 minutes from La Rochelle or Surgères.

To get around, to reach La Rochelle or Rochefort, between the 2 communes: 17 daily shuttles!

Roundtrip tickets cost €4 max, unique ticket including the train, bus ticket with space for your bicycle.

Rate valid all year. Ticket on sale at the blue machines of the regions and the ticket offices of the SNCF stations.

Driving :

  • 1h30 from Bordeaux : highway A10 to Saintes,  then A837 to Rochefort 
  • 1h45 from Paris : highway A10 exit N0.33 «Niort Sud, La Rochelle, Rochefort»
  • 2h from Nantes : highway A83, exit LA Rochelle, N237 Rochefort
  • 4h30 from Paris : highway A10 exit N°33 «Niort Sud, La Rochelle, Rochefort»
  • Some distances : Paris/Roissy Charles de Gaulle - Rochefort : 490 kms/300 miles (nearly 5h30)
  • Bordeaux - Rochefort :  / 1h30
  • La Rochelle - Rochefort : 30 kms / 19 miles / 30' by car.

Rochefort Ocean tourist map :

Carte touristique Rochefort-Océan