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

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv

65€ - 85€

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris, Paris 704 / ...

20€ - 26€

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Paris 380.3 km

24€ - 29€

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Porte Maillot 381.4 km

45€ - 70€

Fly to Paris Orly  •  1h 47m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Paris Orly (ORY) NTE - ORY

104€ - 321€

Fly to Paris CDG  •  2h 3m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NTE - CDG

88€ - 328€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Paris is to bus which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Paris is to fly which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Paris. However, there are services departing from St-Pierre and arriving at Paris, Paris via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nantes and arriving at Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between Nantes and Paris is 343 km. The road distance is 381.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs 65€ - 85€.

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The train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 takes 2h 23m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Paris is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs 65€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 6h 9m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 330€ and takes 1h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Paris.
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  • Distance: 342.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 hourly. Tickets cost 65€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris, Paris once daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Bus operators
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).

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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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Nantes to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Paris is 381 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Nantes to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Nantes Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 5622+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nantes and Paris. 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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