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There are 9 ways to get from Carcassonne to Nantes by train, plane, bus, rideshare or car

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 to Toulouse, fly to Nantes  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nantes (NTE) TLS - NTE

$54 - $151

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau Toulouse / Narbonne / Nimes / Cerbère / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 741 / ...

$43 - $89

7 alternative options

Train to Montpellier, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Nantes (NTE) MPL - NTE

$68 - $266

Train to Toulouse, fly to St-Nazaire, train  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to St-Nazaire (SNR) TLS - SNR
  3. Take the train from Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes

$77 - $351

Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv
  3. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes Ic / ...

$146 - $196

Train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes Ic / ...

$101 - $146

Bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Nantes

$45 - $60

Rideshare  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Carcassonne to Nantes 422.6 miles

$49

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Nantes 422.7 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Nantes is to rideshare which costs 42€ and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Nantes is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Nantes. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Nantes via Bordeaux-St-Jean and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Nantes is 540 km. The road distance is 676.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 170€.

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

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Carcassonne to Nantes bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Nantes is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 337.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Nantes via Bordeaux-St-Jean and St-Pierre-des-Corps in around 8 h 39 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Carcassonne to Nantes twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Lille Lesquin, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Paris Orly, Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Marseille, Nantes
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via London Heathrow, Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Montpellier to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
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 Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Gare de Carcassonne to Gare de Montpellier-Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Carcassonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Carcassonne to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Carcassonne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Carcassonne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Carcassonne to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nantes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Nantes is 676 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Carcassonne to Nantes.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie, Volotea, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Toulouse 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Carcassonne and Nantes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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