There are 2 ways to get from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse by train, bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Train, line 171 bus, NGV  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Challans
  2. Take the line 171 bus from Challans to La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine 171
  3. Take the NGV from Port Fromentine to Port Joinville

1 alternative option

Bus, NGV  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hôtel Dieu to PEM / Gare SNCF 180
  2. Take the bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine 171
  3. Take the NGV from Port Fromentine to Port Joinville

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantes and Île d'Yeu lighthouse is 84 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse, including transfers.

More details

Map of how to get from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse.
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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Île d'Yeu lighthouse, France?

There is no direct connection from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse. However, you can take the train to Challans, take the line 171 bus to La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine, take the walk to Port Fromentine, take the NGV to Port Joinville, then take the taxi to Île d'Yeu lighthouse. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse via PEM / Gare SNCF, La Roche-sur-Yon, La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine, Port Fromentine, and Port Joinville in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Challans
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Sovetours
Phone
(0251) 623166
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from Challans to La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sovetours.com
Bus from La Roche-sur-Yon to La Barre-de-Monts - Port Fromentine
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
sovetours.com
Lila Loire-Atlantique
Phone
+33 9 69 39 40 44
Website
lila.loire-atlantique.fr
Bus from Hôtel Dieu to PEM / Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
lila.loire-atlantique.fr
Ferry operators
Aller à l'Ile d'Yeu
Phone
02.52.32.32.32
Email
l.burgaud@compagnie-yeu-continent.fr
Website
yeu-continent.fr
Ferry from Port Fromentine to Port Joinville
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
yeu-continent.fr

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