Duration 8h 22m
Distance 410 km
Average price 333€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Nantes takes 8h 22m and the fastest train takes 6h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Southampton 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.


  1. Southampton Central
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  4. Nantes
8h 4m
224€ - 524€

Southampton to Nantes train times

Trains run every three hours between Southampton and Nantes. The earliest departure is at 06:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Southampton is at 22:30 which arrives into Nantes at 12:54. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, December 16, 2019

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Southampton to Nantes? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Nantes via Waterloo station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

More details

The distance between Southampton and Nantes is 410 km.

Southampton to Nantes train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

More details

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

More details

Nantes is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 1:49 AM in Southampton and 2:49 AM in Nantes.

There are 462+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps