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

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Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Vierzon Ville Intercités
  2. Take the train from Vierzon Ville to Limoges Benedictins Ter / ...

75€ - 133€

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Limoges 741

18€ - 22€

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes - Gare SNCF to Poitiers R1
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Limoges Benedictins Ter

24€ - 53€

Rideshare  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Limoges 320.1 km

20€

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Limoges 319.1 km

35€ - 60€

Fly  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Limoges (LIG) NTE - LIG

91€ - 356€

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Limoges is to rideshare which costs 20€ and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Limoges is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Limoges. However, there are services departing from St-Pierre and arriving at Limoges via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Limoges Benedictins via Vierzon Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Nantes and Limoges is 265 km. The road distance is 319.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Limoges without a car is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs 75€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Nantes to Limoges, including transfers.

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

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Nantes to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nantes station.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Limoges is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs 75€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 6h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 3h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 264.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Limoges, France?

You can take a train from Nantes to Limoges via Vierzon Ville in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nantes to Limoges once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 21€ and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Dublin, Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Limoges via Paris CDG, Southampton
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
70€ - 80€
Train from Vierzon Ville to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 34€
1st Class
47€ - 51€
Train from Poitiers to Limoges Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 25€
1st Class
34€ - 36€
Bus operators
Deux-Sèvres Mobilitie 79
Email
Mobilite79@deux-sevres.fr
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Nantes - Gare SNCF to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 13€
Schedules at
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to Limoges
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nantes Airport to Limoges Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Nantes to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Limoges Benedictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Limoges is 319 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Nantes to Limoges.

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Flybe, Ryanair, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Nantes Airport to Limoges Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nantes and Limoges. 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 taxi which takes 13 min and costs 23€ - 28€.

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