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

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys

$167 - $212

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Bus FlixBus  •  12h 44m

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

$42 - $77

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Bus Isilines  •  11h 30m

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

$44 - $115

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Brussels 429.4 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Brussels  •  4h 6m

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

$61 - $243

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  5h 6m

  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

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NTE - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi

$92 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4h 6m.

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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 11h 30m.

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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 5h 3m and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Nantes to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Brussels is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 100€ and takes 11h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4h 6m.

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

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Nantes to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 368.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

You can take a train from Nantes to Brussels via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Saint-Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris-Nord in around 5h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes to Brussels via Paris Gallieni in around 11h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Eurostar
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
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
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Brussels is 687 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Nantes to Brussels.

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Air France, Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Nantes Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1016+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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