COMING TO THE AQUARIUM
Timetable and Access
The Aquarium La Rochelle is open every day of the year, including public holidays.
Due to current circumstances, our capacity is very limited. Only the purchase of time-stamped tickets on our website allows you to visit the Aquarium La Rochelle.
Following the latest government announcements, from 21 July 2021, the presentation of a valid sanitary pass is compulsory to visit the Aquarium for adults and children aged 12 and over.
Find below the schedules, visit tips, itineraries and access to visit the Aquarium. Get ready to dive into the heart of the ocean and discover the underwater world.
Getting to the Aquarium La Rochelle
2h from Bordeaux
Take the A10 towards Paris then near Saintes take the A837 motorway towards La Rochelle.
1h30 from Nantes
Take the A83 towards Bordeaux then exit 7 towards Ste Hermine La Rochelle. Follow direction La Rochelle on the D137 then the N137.
1h30 from Poitiers and 5h from Paris
Take the A10 towards Bordeaux Niort La Rochelle, exit 33 towards Niort La Rochelle, then the N248 to La Rochelle.
La Rochelle SNCF railway station, 5 minutes walk from the Aquarium.
(Paris – La Rochelle TGV lines)
With Intercités and TER :
From Bordeaux, several round trips per day. The journey time for direct trains is about 2h05.
Illico Lines 3 and 4 “Aquarium” stop
Crossing the Old Port
(from “Médiathèque” to “Cours des Dames”) with the passeur boat