There are 6 ways to get from Nantes to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Barcelona (BCN) NTE - BCN

$53 - $240

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Train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave

$256 - $297

Train via Bordeaux-St-Jean  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$164 - $225

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona N721

$57 - $97

Bus ALSA  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Barcelona

$55 - $85

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Barcelona 609.4 miles

$130 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nantes and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Barcelona is 713 km. The road distance is 975 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Nantes to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Nantes to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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Nantes to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Nantes station.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 15 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 445.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Nantes to Barcelona twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Barcelona via Avignon TGV in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $380
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
alsa.com

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Nantes to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Barcelona is 975 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Nantes to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Nantes Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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

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