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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$219 - $264

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Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 712

$65 - $101

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Angers
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Nantes

$105 - $149

Drive  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Nantes 550.8 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE

$94 - $254

Train to Brussels, fly to Nantes  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE) BRU - NTE

$125 - $313

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$109 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Nantes is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Nantes is to fly which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Nantes via Angers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Nantes is 736 km. The road distance is 881.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 190€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Amsterdam to Nantes, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Nantes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Nantes is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 190€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 16 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Amsterdam to Nantes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 460 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Nantes via Angers in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Angers
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Angers to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Nantes is 881 km. It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to drive from Amsterdam to Nantes.

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Hop!, Flybe, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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