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There are 8 ways to get from Nantes to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 22m

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

65€ - 85€

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Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Nantes > Angers > Le Mans > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

15€ - 26€

6 alternative options

Train via Versailles Chantiers  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Versailles-Chantiers Tgv

140€ - 245€

Rideshare  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Paris 380.1 km

24€ - 29€

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Porte Maillot 381.3 km

40€ - 65€

Fly Nantes to Paris CDG  •  3h 12m

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

52€ - 181€

Fly Nantes to Paris Orly  •  5h 29m

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

93€ - 444€

Train to Rennes, fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Paris CDG (CDG) RNS - CDG

98€ - 246€

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Paris is to bus which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Paris is to train which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 2h 22m.

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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 City Centre - Bercy Seine via Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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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 22m.

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The distance between Nantes and Paris is 343 km. The road distance is 381.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 65€ - 85€.

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The train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 takes 2h 22m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nantes to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Nantes 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 22m and costs 65€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 6h 19m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Paris.
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  • Distance: 342.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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 22m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Nantes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 4 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 5h 5m. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Figari
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Perpignan
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 380€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Monastir
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nantes to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
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 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nantes to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
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 Haluchère to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
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 CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Nantes to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 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 CDG Airport.

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There are 9695+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ 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 bus which takes 20 min and costs 2€.

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