Accès Aquarium La Rochelle

and Hours

Aquarium La Rochelle is open every day
of the year, including bank holidays. Take advantage
of your trip to La Rochelle to explore its
old port, its historic city centre and, of course, the Aquarium !


Getting to Aquarium La Rochelle

By car

2 hrs from Bordeaux
Take the A10 toward Paris and then, near Saintes, take the A837 toward La Rochelle.
90 min from Nantes
Take the A83 toward Bordeaux, then Exit 7 toward Ste Hermine La Rochelle. Follow signs for La Rochelle, taking the D137 and then the N137.
90 min from Poitiers and 5 hrs from Paris
Take the A10 toward Bordeaux Niort La Rochelle, then Exit 33 toward Niort La Rochelle and the N248 to La Rochelle.

By train

La Rochelle train station, a 5 minute walk from the Aquarium
(lignes TGV Paris - La Rochelle)

By bus

Illico line 3 and 4 - Aquarium stop

By boat

Cross the old port (from 'Médiathèque' to 'Cours des Dames') on the 'Le Passeur' shuttle

By plane

Regular lines - La Rochelle Airport


Park close to the Aquarium

Municipal paid car parks :

• Encan (across from the Aquarium)
• Vieux Port


Free parking :

400 metres from the Aquarium (available to cars, buses and campervans)


Passenger loading/unloading zone for coaches :

In front of the Aquarium (follow the "Accès service" signs)



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