There are 9 ways to get from Mannheim to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$178 - $236

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Bus  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Paris, Bercy Seine RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 704 / ...

$41 - $87

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Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Nantes Tgv

$192 - $228

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Nantes 559.3 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Nantes  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nantes (NTE) FRA - NTE

$124 - $276

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nantes (NTE) SXB - NTE

$109 - $379

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nantes  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Nantes (NTE) DUS - NTE

$133 - $314

Train to Basel, fly to Nantes  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nantes (NTE) BSL - NTE

$116 - $364

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to St-Nazaire  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to St-Nazaire (SNR) SXB - SNR
  4. Take the train from Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes

$1,062 - $2,399

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Paris, Paris and Haluchère-Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Nantes via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Nantes is 782 km. The road distance is 894.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Mannheim to Nantes, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Nantes bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 station.

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Mannheim to Nantes train services, operated by TGV, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Nantes is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Mannheim to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 488.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Nantes via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Nantes via Paris, Bercy Seine, Paris, Paris, Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, and Haluchère-Batignolles in around 14 h 2 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Marseille, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Nice, Nantes
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Lille Lesquin, Nantes
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Toulouse, Nantes
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
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 Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Paris, Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Mannheim to Nantes train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Nantes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Nantes is 895 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Mannheim to Nantes.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport.

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