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There are 8 ways to get from London to Saint-Nazaire by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 29 min

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

$166 - $339

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nantes
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Penhoet

$49 - $68

6 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint-Nazaire

$270 - $322

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint-Nazaire

$126 - $190

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nantes (NTE) LHR - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire

$115 - $612

Fly from London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$69 - $230

Fly from London Stansted, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire

$78 - $310

Train to London Luton, fly, train  •  6 h 3 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
  3. Take the train from Nantes to St-Nazaire

$92 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Saint-Nazaire is to bus and train which costs £35 - £55 and takes 17 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Saint-Nazaire is to fly and train which costs £85 - £470 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between London and Saint-Nazaire is 308 miles.

The best way to get from London to Saint-Nazaire without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs £120 - £260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from London to Saint-Nazaire, including transfers.

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

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Saint-Nazaire is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 3:06 PM in London and 4:06 PM in Saint-Nazaire.

British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Saint-Nazaire. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Saint-Nazaire.
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  • Distance: 308.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between London, England and Saint-Nazaire, France?

You can take a train from London to Saint-Nazaire via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 29 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Nantes to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $35
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 Nantes to Penhoet
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Nantes to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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