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There are 8 ways to get from Cardiff to Clisson by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Nantes Tgv

210€ - 431€

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Bus  •  21h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes 704 / ...

51€ - 91€

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Bus, night bus  •  22h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25
  2. Take the night bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes

117€ - 185€

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 35m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo to Clisson

110€ - 155€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Clisson

260€ - 318€

Fly from Cardiff  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Nantes (NTE) CWL - NTE

108€ - 297€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Nantes (NTE) BHX - NTE

119€ - 306€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE

117€ - 303€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Clisson is to bus which costs £45 - £85 and takes 21h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Clisson is to train and fly which costs £100 - £270 and takes 7h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Clisson. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Clisson - Hellfest via London, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 37m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Clisson is 317 miles.

The best way to get from Cardiff to Clisson without a car is to train which takes 10h 14m and costs £180 - £390.

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It takes approximately 10h 14m to get from Cardiff to Clisson, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Clisson bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Clisson is to train which takes 10h 14m and costs £180 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £85 and takes 21h 37m, you could also fly, which costs £95 - £270 and takes 7h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Cardiff to Clisson bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Clisson.
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  • Distance: 317.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 14m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Clisson, France?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Clisson via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London, Gare de Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Massy Palaiseau, Massy Tgv, and Nantes in around 10h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Clisson via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Nantes in around 21h 37m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 750€
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
35€ - 55€
Advanced Single
35€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single
65€ - 130€
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
27€ - 45€
Advanced Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
50€ - 95€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 23€
Advanced Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
24€ - 45€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Massy Tgv to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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National Express
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
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 Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Condor Ferries

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Clisson is 1h ahead of Cardiff. It is currently 7:45 PM in Cardiff and 8:45 PM in Clisson.

Aer Lingus, Flybe, Air France and KLM offer flights from Cardiff Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Clisson. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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