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There are 5 ways to get from Nantes to Pointe de la Torche by train, ferry, bus or plane

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Train, ferry, travel  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Brest Ter
  2. Take the ferry from Brest to Le Fret
  3. Travel from Le Fret to Pointe de la Torche

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Train, bus, ferry, travel  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Quimper Ter
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière SNCF to Sainte-Evette Embarcadère 52B
  3. Take the ferry from Embarcadère de Ste Evette to Embarcadère Ile de Sein
  4. Travel from Embarcadère Ile de Sein to Pointe de la Torche

Train, ferry, travel via Embarcadère Ile de Sein  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Brest Ter
  2. Take the ferry from Embarcadère de Brest to Embarcadère Ile de Sein
  3. Travel from Embarcadère Ile de Sein to Pointe de la Torche

Bus, ferry, travel  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Lorient 761
  2. Take the bus from Lorient to Brest
  3. Take the ferry from Brest to Le Fret
  4. Travel from Le Fret to Pointe de la Torche

Fly, ferry, travel  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brest (BES) NTE - BES
  2. Take the ferry from Brest to Le Fret
  3. Travel from Le Fret to Pointe de la Torche

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pointe de la Torche is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pointe de la Torche is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pointe de la Torche is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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The distance between Nantes and Pointe de la Torche is 221 km.

The best way to get from Nantes to Pointe de la Torche without a car is to train and ferry and travel which takes 6h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Nantes to Pointe de la Torche, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nantes Airport to Brest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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easyJet, Transavia France, Volotea and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to Brest Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Pointe de la Torche. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Nantes Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Pointe de la Torche.
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  • Distance: 221.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Pointe de la Torche, France?

There is no direct connection from Nantes to Pointe de la Torche. However, you can take the train to Brest, take the walk to Liberté Quartz, take the line 05 bus to Les Îles, take the walk to Brest, take the ferry to Le Fret, then take the travel to Pointe de la Torche. Alternatively, you can take the train to Quimper, take the walk to Gare Routière SNCF, take the bus to Sainte-Evette Embarcadère, take the walk to Embarcadère de Ste Evette, take the ferry to Embarcadère Ile de Sein, then take the travel to Pointe de la Torche.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Brest via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
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 Brest
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Train from Nantes to Quimper
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Bus operators
BreizhGo
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare Routière SNCF to Sainte-Evette Embarcadère
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
BreizhGo
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 Lorient
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lorient to Brest
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Compagnie Maritime de la Rade
Phone
+33 (0)7 78 37 03 23
Website
lebrestoa.com
Ferry from Brest to Le Fret
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€
Website
Compagnie Maritime de la Rade
Compagnie Penn Ar Bed
Phone
+33 2 98 80 80 80
Email
contact@pennarbed.fr
Website
pennarbed.fr
Ferry from Embarcadère de Ste Evette to Embarcadère Ile de Sein
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Compagnie Maritime Penn Ar Bed - Département du Finistère
Ferry from Embarcadère de Brest to Embarcadère Ile de Sein
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Compagnie Maritime Penn Ar Bed - Département du Finistère

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