There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool to Nantes by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$267 - $507

Cheapest option

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Nantes (NTE) MAN - NTE

$72 - $243

5 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Nantes

$99 - $169

Train, bus  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  4. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nantes

$89 - $129

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Nantes

$125 - $229

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Nantes

$308 - $380

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Nantes (NTE) BHX - NTE

$100 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Nantes via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 12 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Nantes is 435 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 8 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Liverpool to Nantes, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Nantes bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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

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

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Nantes is 1 h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 8:22 PM in Liverpool and 9:22 PM in Nantes.

Air France, Brussels Airlines, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Manchester Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 435 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Nantes via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $65
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 London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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