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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 56m

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

$204 - $267

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Bus FlixBus  •  18h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Metz Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Metz to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 1923

$58 - $92

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes

$73 - $145

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes 591.5 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Frankfurt to Nantes  •  6h 12m

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

$113 - $268

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nantes  •  6h 3m

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

$121 - $298

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Nantes  •  6h 14m

  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

$123 - $399

Fly Frankfurt to Rennes, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rennes (RNS) FRA - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$133 - $435

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 18h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Nantes via Paris - Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 15m.

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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 6h 56m and costs 170€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is to train which takes 6h 56m and costs 170€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 16h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 240€ and takes 6h 12m.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Frankfurt am Main to Nantes bus services, operated by Isilines, 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: 6h 56m

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 6h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes via Paris - Gallieni in around 16h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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
$17 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Metz
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Nantes is 946 km. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Nantes.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 457+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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