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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$164 - $200

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Bus Isilines  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes

$45 - $115

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 712

$47 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Nantes 427.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Brussels to Nantes  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE) BRU - NTE

$62 - $243

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE) LIL - NTE

$95 - $477

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Nantes  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Airport Charles de Gaulle
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE

$132 - $368

Fly Brussels to Rennes, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rennes (RNS) BRU - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$142 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North and arriving at Nantes via Paris - Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Nantes is 590 km. The road distance is 683.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Brussels to Nantes, including transfers.

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Brussels to Nantes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 140€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 100€ and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Nantes via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Nantes via Paris - Gallieni in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
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 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Airport Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
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
Eurostar
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 Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 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 Brussels to Nantes is 684 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Brussels to Nantes.

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Brussels Airlines and Hop! offer flights from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 442+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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