There are 10 ways to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train via Paris  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Nazaire Tgv

269€ - 538€

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Bus, train  •  16h 54m

  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 Angers 714 / ...
  3. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Nantes Tgv / ...

42€ - 79€

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Train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes Tgv

189€ - 479€

Bus, train via Paris  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Angers 715
  3. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Nantes Tgv / ...

61€ - 102€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 14m

  1. Drive from London to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Arthon-en-Retz

80€ - 179€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Arthon-en-Retz

235€ - 286€

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE

115€ - 280€

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nantes (NTE) LHR - NTE

146€ - 281€

Fly from London Stansted  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE

105€ - 210€

Train to London Luton, fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nantes (NTE) LTN - NTE

156€ - 411€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz is to bus and train which costs £35 - £75 and takes 16h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz is to train and fly which costs £100 - £260 and takes 4h 26m.

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The distance between London and Arthon-en-Retz is 506 km.

The best way to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 5m and costs £240 - £490.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz is to train via Paris which takes 7h 5m and costs £240 - £490. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £130 - £260 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Arthon-en-Retz is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 11:05 PM in London and 12:05 AM in Arthon-en-Retz.

easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Arthon-en-Retz. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Arthon-en-Retz.
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  • Distance: 505.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between London, England and Arthon-en-Retz, France?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Arthon-en-Retz via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, and St Nazaire in around 7h 5m. Alternatively, Air France, Aer Lingus and 12 other airlines fly from London Paddington to Arthon-en-Retz hourly.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from London Luton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 850€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 470€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
110€ - 140€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Nazaire
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Train from Lille Europe to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Angers St Laud to Nantes
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
Bus operators
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Angers
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Angers
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Angers
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 70€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
28€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
13€
2-bed inside cabin
45€ - 70€

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