There are 10 ways to get from Nantes to London by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$161 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus via Caen  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Caen
  2. Take the bus from Caen to London Ouibus

$41 - $72

8 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to London Ouibus

$42 - $62

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$90 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$270 - $313

Fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Heathrow (LHR) NTE - LHR

$99 - $592

Fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$61 - $212

Fly to London Stansted  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Stansted (STN) NTE - STN

$58 - $258

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Luton (LTN) NTE - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$73 - $315

Fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Southampton (SOU) NTE - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

$77 - $272

What companies run services between Nantes, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Nantes to London via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 51 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Nantes to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Nantes to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to London
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantes and London is 488 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to London is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 14 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Nantes to London is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 80€ - 550€.

No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to London. However, there are services departing from Foch-Cathédrale and arriving at London via Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Nantes to London, including transfers.