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There are 7 ways to get from Nantes to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$220 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus via Lille  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...

$37 - $91

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Angers
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Amsterdam

$106 - $148

Rideshare  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Amsterdam 551.3 miles

$66

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Amsterdam 552.1 miles

$130 - $200

Fly from Nantes  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NTE - AMS

$93 - $254

Train to Rennes, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RNS - AMS

$114 - $308

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Amsterdam via Angers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Amsterdam is 736 km. The road distance is 883.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs 190€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Nantes to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Nantes to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Nantes station.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Amsterdam is to train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs 190€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 16 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Nantes to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 460 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Nantes to Amsterdam via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 7 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes to Amsterdam via Angers in around 16 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
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 Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Angers
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Amsterdam is 883 km. It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to drive from Nantes to Amsterdam.

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KLM, easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Nantes Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Nantes Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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