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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Reze Pont Rousseau to St Gilles Croix De Vie

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Fly to La Rochelle, train, line 568 bus

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to La Rochelle (LRH)
  2. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to La Roche Sur Yon
  3. Take the train from La Roche Sur Yon to Les Sables D'olonne
  4. Take the line 568 bus from Gare Routière to Mairie

Fly to St-Nazaire, train

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to St-Nazaire (SNR)
  2. Take the train from Montoir De Bretagne to Nantes
  3. Take the train from Nantes to St Gilles Croix De Vie

Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Les Sables D'olonne

Train

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes
  4. Take the train from Nantes to St Gilles Croix De Vie

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes
  3. Take the night bus from Nantes Haluchère to La Roche sur Yon

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
  3. Take the night bus from Paris to La Roche sur Yon

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Bretignolles-sur-Mer

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bretignolles-sur-Mer

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer by train, bus and walk

16 Weekly Services
11h 19m Average Duration
€209 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer is to bus and night bus which costs £40 - £75 and takes 22h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer is to fly and train which costs £35 - £150 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport and arriving at Bretignolles-sur-Mer via London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Nantes Haluchère and La Roche-sur-Yon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 20m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bretignolles-sur-Mer is 518 km.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer without a car is to train via Paris which takes 11h 19m and costs £170 - £420.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at La Roche sur Yon station.

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Bretignolles-sur-Mer is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 11:50 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 12:50 PM in Bretignolles-sur-Mer.

Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 518.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Bretignolles-sur-Mer, France?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bretignolles-sur-Mer via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Intl, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse - Rue de l'Arrivée, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Les Sables D'olonne, and Gare Routière in around 11h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from London Gatwick to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from London Gatwick to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Reze Pont Rousseau to St Gilles Croix De Vie
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from La Rochelle Ville to La Roche Sur Yon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from La Roche Sur Yon to Les Sables D'olonne
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Montoir De Bretagne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Nantes to St Gilles Croix De Vie
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €27
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from La Roche Sur Yon to Les Sables D'olonne
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €28
1st Class
€16 - €20
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Les Sables D'olonne
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€85 - €110
Train from Lille Europe to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €140
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Aléop en Vendée (Sovetours)
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nantes Haluchère to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris to La Roche sur Yon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75

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