There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nantes Tgv

110€ - 160€

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Bus  •  12h 17m

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

38€ - 46€

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Bus, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni 400 / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes Tgv

90€ - 118€

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Nantes 683.7 km

85€ - 130€

Fly from Brussels  •  6h 3m

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

102€ - 249€

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE

131€ - 411€

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly  •  4h 40m

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

88€ - 637€

Fly from Charleroi  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Nantes (NTE) CRL - NTE

75€ - 355€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE

123€ - 359€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nantes (NTE) DUS - NTE

158€ - 343€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 420€ and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Foch-Cathédrale via Haluchère - Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Nantes. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Brussels and Nantes is 590 km. The road distance is 683.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nantes takes 5h 7m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Brussels to Nantes train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost 110€ - 160€ and the journey takes 5h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 4 times a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 11h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Charleroi to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
85€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 150€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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
11h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Brussels to Nantes is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 17m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 6h 3m.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Nantes is 684 km. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Brussels to Nantes.

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Aer Lingus, easyJet, TAP Portugal and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at 87€ 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 7€ - 18€.

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