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Flights from London to La Rochelle

Thinking about flying into La Rochelle? Here’s everything you need to know before booking your cheap flights from London to La Rochelle.


Stansted Airport Overview

Stansted Airport is a very busy UK airport that handles over 25 million passengers a year and is one of London’s most popular airports. Stansted Airport has a wide variety of shops and a well-stocked duty free – perfect if there’s any last-minute shopping you need to do before your flights from London to La Rochelle. The airport also offers a good range of cafes and restaurants to help you relax and unwind before take-off.


La Rochelle Airport Overview

As soon as you’ve disembarked your London to La Rochelle flights you can easily get to the centre of La Rochelle by bus or car. It takes only 15 minutes from the airport by bus (take the 1b route at the Place de Verdun stop). This bus costs €1.30 and can only be paid with cash. Buses leave every 20 minutes Monday to Friday and every 30 minutes on Saturdays. If you are renting a car for the duration of your trip, you’ll find great deals on Ryanair Car Hire


What to Expect on arrival at La Rochelle?

The seaside town of La Rochelle is hottest during the summer months of July and August, with temperatures averaging 24°C. There are many beaches and beautiful scenery with many nearby fishing ports in the area. The city’s Aquarium de la Rochelle is one of the largest aquariums in Europe. It has over 12,000 marine animals that attracts over 800,000 visitors per year. There are also many scuba diving and snorkelling tours in La Rochelle due to some of the very shallow waters in around the harbours so there are plenty of water sports and activities for people of all ages. 


Five fun facts about La Rochelle

  • The Phare du Bout du Monde (Lighthouse at the End of the World) in the bay facing La Rochelle is a replica of the one near Cape Horn that inspired Jules Verne to write his famous book of the same name.
  • La Rochelle has provided the location of some very famous films including two 1981 classics Raiders of the Lost Ark and Das Boot. 
  • The towers that stand at the harbour entrance in la Rochelle are centuries old and are thought to have been constructed in the late 13th Century.
  • La Rochelle is one of the largest coastal and deep-sea fishing ports in France and is equipped to process vast quantities of fish.
  • The town of La Rochelle prides itself on its rebellious history - the motto you will see often as you travel around is 'La Rochelle - belle et rebelle'.


From London to La Rochelle: Practical Information

La Rochelle is a charming seaside town on the Atlantic coast with a very warm climate. Temperatures very rarely dropping below 24°C throughout the summer months. You can definitely leave the layers at home before you fly London to La Rochelle and be sure that you bring plenty of sun scream. For any electronic devices you will need to bring an adaptor with you as well as change your pounds into euros. 

Once you arrive after your cheap flights to La Rochelle from London, the best way to get the city centre is by bus (they’re efficient and affordable too). However, if you do not want to make use of public transport and would prefer to drive, check out Ryanair Car Hire for great offers.

Before booking your London to La Rochelle flights, you may wish to consider using Ryanair Rooms to find the perfect place to stay and save money on your next flight with Ryanair. 

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