There are 9 ways to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus or car train

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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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Heathrow (LHR) NTE - LHR
  2. Take the train from Woking to Portsmouth Harbour

£101 - £475

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Bus  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 704 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard 030

£31 - £48

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour

£67 - £204

Fly to Southampton  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Southampton (SOU) NTE - SOU

£65 - £251

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Stansted (STN) NTE - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour

£96 - £301

Fly to London Luton, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Luton (LTN) NTE - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour

£103 - £317

Train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour

£194 - £443

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
  4. Drive from Poole to Portsmouth Harbour

£88 - £122

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 14m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Portsmouth Harbour

£214 - £255

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 19h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour. However, there are services departing from St-Pierre and arriving at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Portsmouth Harbour via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord, Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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The distance between Nantes and Portsmouth Harbour is 250 miles.

The best way to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour without a car is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs 220€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs 75€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 550€ and takes 8h 3m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 19h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour.
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  • Distance: 249.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Portsmouth Harbour, England?

easyJet, Air France and five other airlines fly from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, Euston station, Waterloo station, London Waterloo, and Portsmouth Harbour in around 8h 3m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Nantes to Southampton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £340
Flights from Nantes to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £700
Flights from Nantes to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £900
Flights from Nantes to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£25 - £180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nantes to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£650 - £2,900
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Woking to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £24
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £70
1st Class
£60 - £75
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Condor Ferries

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Portsmouth Harbour is 1h behind Nantes. It is currently 1:00 AM in Nantes and 12:00 AM in Portsmouth Harbour.

Nantes to Portsmouth Harbour train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth Harbour station.

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British Airways and Air France offer flights from Nantes Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 1442+ hotels available in Portsmouth Harbour. Prices start at £54 per night.

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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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