There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire by plane, 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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Fly to Nantes, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nantes (NTE) FRA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire

$119 - $267

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Bus  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Paris, Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Saint-Nazaire

$52 - $80

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Fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rennes (RNS) FRA - RNS
  2. Take the train from St-Jacques-d-l-Lande to Redon
  3. Take the train from Redon to Savenay

$135 - $441

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Nazaire Tgv

$210 - $284

Train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire Tgv

$215 - $302

Bus, train  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Angers
  2. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Nantes Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire Tgv

$146 - $216

Drive  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire 618.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Saint-Nazaire via Heidelberg and Paris Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Saint-Nazaire is 848 km. The road distance is 989.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire without a car is to train which takes 8 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire is to train which takes 8 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Saint-Nazaire station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire is 989 km. It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport.

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  • Distance: 529.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Saint-Nazaire, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Saint-Nazaire via Heidelberg, Paris, Paris, and Paris Centre - Bercy in around 16 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 Nantes to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from St-Jacques-d-l-Lande to Redon
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Redon to Savenay
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Saint-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Angers
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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