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La Rochelle Airport Guide

If you are travelling to La Rochelle on the Bay of Biscay in western France, you may wish to know more about the airport and its facilities, along with the local transport links. With this in mind, we've put together this informational guide to assist in planning your trip. Remember, Flybe also flies to and from a range of French destinations, including Paris and Marseille, so search our flights on this page for more about these destinations and their airports.

La Rochelle Airport (LRH) information

Airport Name: La Rochelle Airport (LRH)

Location: The airport is handily located just 8km north-west of the city centre.

Contact Information: Rue du Jura, F-17000 La Rochelle, France. Telephone: +33 5 46 42 30 26

Transport links and parking

La Rochelle is a small international airport serving destinations in the west of France and Île de Ré via a bridge, and as such there are numerous options for travelling to and from the terminal.

Airport parking

There are 200 car parking spaces at the terminal for your convenience. Tariffs are available for both long and short stays.

La Rochelle Airport by public transport

The local Yelo bus service runs to and from the city centre to the airport every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday, while there are nine buses on a Sunday. Fares start at €1.30 for a single ticket.

Airport taxis

There are numerous local taxi operators in the area. Taxis can be booked in advance or using a telephone situated at the entrance to the terminal. See the airport's website for more details.

Airport car hire

If you're planning to explore the local area, hiring a car may be your best option. A number of international operators, including Avis, offer a service at the airport. Passengers are advised to book in advance to ensure a speedy departure from the terminal.

If you require more information, please visit the airport's website.

La Rochelle Airport flights

Flybe operates flights from La Rochelle airport to the following destinations:

United Kingdom

  • Aberdeen
  • Belfast City
  • Birmingham
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow Intl.
  • Leeds Bradford
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Southampton


  • Dublin

Channel Islands

  • Jersey
  • Guernsey

Isle of Man

  • Isle of Man

Please note not all flights are direct. Please see our timetable for further details.

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