Flight Lyon La Rochelle : Airline ticket

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Flights Lyon - La Rochelle
  • Weather 29 °F
  • Distance 289 km
  • Duration 1h00
  • Currency Euro
  • Languages Fre. French

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Take off for La Rochelle, destination Charente-Maritime!

A lively city on France's west coast, La Rochelle is a seaport on the Bay of Biscay. It overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, and is the capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

La Rochelle manages to combine the culture and energy of contemporary living, with respect for the history of its maritime heritage.

As a major port for the kingdom of France  in the Middle Ages, La Rochelle flourished during the Renaissance, through trade with the New World. Its strong fortifications, still represented today by the 2 towers that protect the port, emphasise the strategic significance of the town in the past.

Always aware of the importance of its maritime heritage, but embracing the benefits and dynamism of a modern, thriving city, La Rochelle is a popular destination for everyone, from regular business travellers to tourists discovering new destinations. The oceanic port also promises unforgettable journeys, and you can put to sea to explore the islands of Ré, Oléron and Aix.

Book your plane ticket now for Lyon (LYS) - La Rochelle (LRH), for the opportunity to enjoy the space, light and fresh sea air!

5 reasons to visit La Rochelle

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image du vieux port de la rochelle

Stroll along the quays of the Old Port

Immerse yourself in the history of this white city, so-called due to the light reflected from its limestone buildings. Walk the length of the picturesque Old Port, where the quays bear testament to its maritime past. Climb to the top of La Rochelle towers, for a breathtaking panorama over the town and the ocean. Then relax as you sip a hot or cold drink on the quays.
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Visit La Rochelle's Aquarium

Discover the diversity of marine life when you visit one of the biggest aquariums in Europe. See unique species, back away from looming sharks, marvel at luminous jellyfish, and learn about the preservation of oceans through interactive displays.
phare de ile de re

Take an excursion to l'Île de Ré

A bridge separates you from Île de Ré, a truly natural gem. Explore pretty fishing villages, and pedal along the cycle paths that border dunes, and beaches of golden sands. Finish at a shore-side restaurant to enjoy the catch of the day, fresh from the sea.
image du centre historique de la rochelle

Explore the historic centre

Plunge into the heart of La Rochelle's historic centre, to get the feel of this town with a unique character. While proud of its past, it's also embracing the future. The quarter of Gabut, an ancient fishing district, has been transformed into a hip and happening area, where you'll find lots of boutiques, cafés, and restaurants.

image du fort boyard

Set sail and go to sea

Embark at the port for a day-long adventure at sea. Strategically important during the Anglo-French wars, it was essential to protect the town with numerous fortifications. While at sea, you'll be able to admire the iconic silhouette of Fort-Boyard, and to spot other citadels.

Must-sees of La Rochelle

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FAQ: Flights Lyon - La Rochelle

How long is a flight between Lyon and La Rochelle?

The length of a direct flight (without stopovers) between Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) and the airport of La Rochelle-Île de Ré (LRH) is around 1 hour 20 minutes, a distance of just under 500 kilometres as the crow flies. Actual time may vary according to air traffic, schedules, and weather conditions.

Which airline companies offer direct flights between Lyon and La Rochelle?

In the summer season, the airline company Easyjet operates at least 3 direct flights per week between Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) and La Rochelle-Île de Ré (LRH). Check out all our destinations for internal flights, with a large choice going from Lyon to other French cities, and find the most beautiful destinations in the country!

When should you buy your airline ticket for Lyon to La Rochelle?

We recommend that you book your flight from Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) to La Rochelle-Île de Ré (LRH) as soon as you have decided on dates, to profit from favourable advance fares. To be sure of the best prices, plan your trip outside the high season, and avoid peak periods and times. If you can be flexible, you may also be able to take advantage of last-minute offers.

We also suggest that you reserve your car space online. You'll benefit from better rates, and you'll have the certainty of finding a place on your return.

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