There are 6 ways to get from Nantes to Brussels by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...

$158 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Paris - Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North

$46 - $120

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Brussels, Brussels-North station 712

$47 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Brussels 429.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Brussels  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brussels (BRU) NTE - BRU

$76 - $244

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) NTE - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar

$92 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Brussels-North via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via Lille Europe Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Brussels is 590 km. The road distance is 687 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Nantes to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 21 min and costs 130€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Nantes to Brussels via Lille Europe and Lille Europe Eurostar in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes to Brussels via Paris - Gallieni and Paris Gallieni in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
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 Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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