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Air

Aéroport La Rochelle-Île de Ré, north of the city centre off the N237, has a variety of flights to several British, Irish and European airports.

Bus

From the bus station, Les Mouettes runs services to regional destinations. Year-round buses to/from Île de Ré (€5) depart from in front of the train station, stopping at place de Verdun en route.

Car

Car rental companies have offices at the airport and in front of the train station on av du Général de Gaulle.

Train

The train station is linked by TGV to Paris' Gare Montparnasse (from €40, 3¼ hours). Other destinations served by regular direct trains include Nantes (from €14, 1¾ hours), Poitiers (from €17.50, 1½ hours) and Bordeaux (from €16, 2¼ hours).