There are 5 ways to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station) by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lorient to Nantes Ter / ...

29€ - 50€

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Rideshare  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lorient to Nantes 168.6 km

10€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Lorient to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère N724 / ...

11€ - 15€

Train via Redon  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lorient to Redon Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Redon to Nantes Ter / ...

31€ - 60€

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Lorient to Nantes (Station) 169.8 km

20€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station) is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station) is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lorient to Nantes (Station). However, there are services departing from Lorient and arriving at St-Clément via Haluchère - Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lorient and arriving at Nantes. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 1m.

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The distance between Lorient and Nantes (Station) is 149 km. The road distance is 169.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs 29€ - 50€.

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The train from Lorient to Nantes takes 2h 1m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Lorient to Nantes (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lorient station.

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Lorient to Nantes (Station) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lorient station.

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The best way to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station) is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs 29€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 2h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Lorient to Nantes (Station).
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  • Distance: 149.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Lorient, France and Nantes (Station), Pays de la Loire, France?

SNCF operates a train from Lorient to Nantes (Station) 4 times a day. Tickets cost 29€ - 50€ and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lorient to Nantes (Station) twice daily. Tickets cost 11€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 25m. Blablabus also services this route 6 times a week.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lorient to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 33€
1st Class
45€ - 49€
Train from Lorient to Redon
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
Train from Redon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
20€ - 23€
TGV inOui
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lorient to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lorient to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lorient to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
10€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lorient to Nantes (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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Lorient to Nantes (Station) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nantes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lorient to Nantes (Station) is 170 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Lorient to Nantes (Station).

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There are 465+ hotels available in Nantes (Station). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lorient and Nantes (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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