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There are 4 ways to get from Dole to Nantua by train, bus 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, bus

  1. Take the train from Arc-et-Senans to Bourg-en-Bresse
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Médiathèque

Cheapest

Train, bus via Saint-Claude

  1. Take the train from Dole to Saint-Claude
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Claude to Médiathèque

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Lons Gare SNCF
  2. Take the bus from Lons Gare SNCF to Saint-Claude SNCF
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Claude to Médiathèque

Drive

  1. Drive from Dole to Nantua

Dole to Nantua by train and bus

The journey time between Dole and Nantua is around 4h 19m and covers a distance of around 193 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA and others, the Dole to Nantua service departs from Dole and arrives in Médiathèque. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Services
4h 19m Average Duration
€58 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dole to Nantua is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Dole to Nantua is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dole to Nantua. However, there are services departing from Gare Routière and arriving at Médiathèque via Lons Gare SNCF and Saint-Claude. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Dole and Nantua is 105 km. The road distance is 165 km.

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The best way to get from Dole to Nantua without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 19m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Dole to Nantua, including transfers.

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Dole to Nantua bus services, operated by Mobigo Jura, depart from Gare Routière station.

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Dole to Nantua bus services, operated by Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA, arrive at Médiathèque station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dole to Nantua is 165 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Dole to Nantua.

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Map of how to get from Dole to Nantua.
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  • Distance: 104.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Dole, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France and Nantua, France?

You can take a bus from Dole to Nantua via Lons Gare SNCF, Saint-Claude SNCF, and Saint-Claude in around 5h 45m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Arc-et-Senans to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Dole to Saint-Claude
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Arc-et-Senans to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Dole to Saint-Claude
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Médiathèque
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
Bus from Saint-Claude to Médiathèque
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Cars Région Express AURA
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bourg-en-Bresse Gare Routière to Nantua
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Saint-Claude to Nantua
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Mobigo Jura
Phone
+33 3 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Lons Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Mobigo Jura
Bus from Lons Gare SNCF to Saint-Claude SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
Mobigo Jura

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