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There are 10 ways to get from Mannheim to Nantes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Est  •  6h 14m

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

$190 - $247

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Bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Ludwigshafen to Paris, Paris N109
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 704 / ...

$51 - $85

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Train  •  7h 57m

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

$197 - $243

Drive  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Nantes 559.3 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Nantes  •  6h 29m

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

$124 - $283

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Nantes  •  5h 28m

  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

$108 - $379

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Nantes  •  6h 31m

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

$132 - $314

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to St-Nazaire  •  14h 56m

  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

$1,061 - $2,399

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Rennes, train  •  8h 52m

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

$144 - $450

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Rennes  •  7h 41m

  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 Rennes (RNS) SXB - RNS
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$183 - $766

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Nantes is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Nantes is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 330€ and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Ludwigshafen and arriving at Foch-Cathédrale via Paris, Paris and Haluchère - Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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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 Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 57m.

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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 6h 14m and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Mannheim to Nantes, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ludwigshafen station.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Nantes is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs 160€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 488.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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 6h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Nantes via Paris, Paris, Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, and Haluchère - Batignolles in around 12h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Lille Lesquin, Nantes
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Toulouse, Nantes
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to St-Nazaire via Marseille, Nantes
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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
41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ludwigshafen to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m 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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Mannheim to Nantes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Nantes station.

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

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nantes Airport.

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