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Duration 5h 11m
Distance 383.3 km
Average price 170€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rouen and Nantes takes 5h 11m and the fastest train takes 3h 54m. The train service runs several times per day from Rouen to Nantes. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Paris

  1. Rouen Rive Droite
  2. Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  3. Nantes
4h 46m
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65€ - 130€

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Rouen Rive Droite and arriving at Nantes via Saint-Lazare and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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It is 316 km from Rouen to Nantes. It is approximately 383.3 km to drive.

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Rouen to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Rouen Rive Droite station.

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Rouen to Nantes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nantes station.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Rouen and Nantes?

You can take a train from Rouen to Nantes via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 4h 46m.
Train operators
SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
60€ - 90€
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Mezidon
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Mezidon to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 28€
Rail 1st Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 80€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Massy-TGV to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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