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

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Bus, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes Tgv

$123 - $147

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Train, bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Nantes

$40 - $89

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$174 - $229

Bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris N702
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 774 / ...

$41 - $71

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Nantes 418.1 miles

$85 - $130

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE) LIL - NTE

$65 - $429

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE) BRU - NTE

$82 - $248

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Nantes is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Nantes is to bus and fly which costs 55€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Paris, Paris and Haluchère-Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 7 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Nantes is 563 km. The road distance is 668.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Nantes without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Bruges to Nantes, including transfers.

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Bruges to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Nantes is to train which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Bruges to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 352 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Bruges to Nantes via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Nantes via Paris, Paris, Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, and Haluchère-Batignolles in around 11 h 7 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brugge to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Nantes is 669 km. It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to drive from Bruges to Nantes.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nantes Airport.

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