There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Nantes by plane, bus and ferry, train, car ferry, car or bus

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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Fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Nantes (NTE) DUB - NTE

$96 - $415

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Carferry, drive  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Nantes

$80 - $152

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$219 - $464

Bus, car ferry, train  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
  2. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  3. Take the bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF 60
  4. Take the train from Quimper to Nantes

$143 - $181

Train, carferry  •  28 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Take the train from Morlaix to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$149 - $216

Bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Nantes

$109 - $175

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Nantes via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 14 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Nantes is 757 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Nantes without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 17 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Dublin to Nantes, including transfers.

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Dublin to Nantes bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Nantes is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 3:32 AM in Dublin and 4:32 AM in Nantes.

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Flybe and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 473.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Nantes, France?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Nantes twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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 Quimper to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Morlaix to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Roscoff - Ferry to Quimper - Gare Routière SNCF
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$60 - $70
Brittany Ferries
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
brittanyferries.ie
Adult
$80

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