There are 9 ways to get from London to Nantes by train, bus, 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  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$157 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus via Caen  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Nantes

$30 - $55

7 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Nantes Ouibus

$32 - $43

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 58 min

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

$86 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 21 min

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

$262 - $314

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 6 min

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

$99 - $589

Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE

$53 - $207

Fly from London Stansted  •  4 h 37 min

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

$62 - $287

Train to London Luton, fly  •  4 h 41 min

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

$73 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Nantes is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 13 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Nantes is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £75 - £450.

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The distance between London and Nantes is 488 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from London to Nantes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Nantes. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Haluchère-Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from London to Nantes via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Nantes every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Nantes
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Caen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Caen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
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

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