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

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, line 171 bus, NGV  •  4 h 29 min

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

1 alternative option

Fly, taxi, line 171 bus, NGV  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to St-Nazaire (SNR) NTE - SNR
  2. Take a taxi from St-Nazaire to Port l'Herbaudière
  3. Take the line 171 bus from Port l'Herbaudière to Port Fromentine
  4. Take the NGV from Port Fromentine to Port Joinville

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, 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 the bus to Nantes-Atlantique, take the walk to Nantes airport, fly to St-Nazaire, take the taxi to Port l'Herbaudière, take the line 171 bus to Port Fromentine, take the NGV to Port Joinville, then take the taxi to Île d'Yeu lighthouse.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to St-Nazaire
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $250
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Reze Pont Rousseau to Challans
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Sovetours
Phone
02 51 62 31 66
Website
sovetours.com
Bus from Challans to La Barre-de-Monts
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sovetours.com
Bus from Port l'Herbaudière to Port Fromentine
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sovetours.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from St-Nazaire to Port l'Herbaudière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse?

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

How long does it take to get from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse?

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Nantes to Île d'Yeu lighthouse, including transfers.