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There are 9 ways to get from Nantes to Nijmegen 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  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

176€ - 249€

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Bus  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris, Paris 1704 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nijmegen N367 / ...

38€ - 82€

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Train via Brussels  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

170€ - 240€

Train, bus  •  15h 59m

  1. Take the train from Ancenis(Nantes) to Angers St Laud Le Mans - Angers - Nantes / ...
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Eindhoven

107€ - 156€

Drive  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Nijmegen 544.6 miles

110€ - 170€

Fly Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NTE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

88€ - 246€

Fly Nantes to Brussels, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brussels (BRU) NTE - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

78€ - 242€

Fly Nantes to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NTE - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

96€ - 256€

Train to Rennes, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RNS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

112€ - 299€

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Nijmegen is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from St-Pierre and arriving at Nijmegen via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 29m.

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The distance between Nantes and Nijmegen is 741 km. The road distance is 871.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 8h 33m and costs 170€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Nantes to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Nijmegen is to train which takes 8h 33m and costs 170€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 463.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 33m

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Nantes to Nijmegen via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris-Nord, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Breda in around 8h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes to Nijmegen via Haluchère - Batignolles, Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, and Paris, Paris in around 15h 29m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 950€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 500€
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
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
65€ - 75€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
65€ - 75€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
85€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
75€ - 100€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
17€ - 24€
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
21€ - 29€
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
23€ - 35€
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
1st Class
26€ - 35€
2nd Class
16€ - 21€
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 Ancenis(Nantes) to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
16€ - 25€
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 31€
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Nijmegen is 871 km. It takes approximately 8h 19m to drive from Nantes to Nijmegen.

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Flybe, KLM and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Nijmegen. Prices start at 58€ 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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