There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes by train, bus, car 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  •  7 h 17 min

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

$195 - $258

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nantes Ouibus

$39 - $54

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 37 min

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

$123 - $172

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes 591.5 miles

$120 - $190

Fly from Frankfurt  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nantes (NTE) FRA - NTE

$113 - $268

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nantes (NTE) DUS - NTE

$122 - $293

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nantes (NTE) SXB - NTE

$117 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 16 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to fly which costs 95€ - 230€ and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Haluchère-Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Nantes is 817 km. The road distance is 946.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Nantes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs 160€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 16 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 230€ and takes 6 h.

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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 am Main to Nantes bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 510.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Nantes, and Haluchère-Batignolles in around 16 h 7 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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 Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Monastir
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
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(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $230
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
$110 - $150
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
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 Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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 Frankfurt to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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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