There are 10 ways to get from Nantes to Switzerland by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Geneva  •  3 h 51 min

  1. NTE - GVA

$53 - $254

9 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  4 h 5 min

  1. NTE - BSL

$70 - $287

Fly to Zurich  •  6 h 2 min

  1. NTE - ZRH

$113 - $293

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h

  1. NTE - SXB

$102 - $364

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. NTE - LYS

$78 - $260

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. NTE - MXP

$63 - $300

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

$209 - $244

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. N99 / ...

$63 - $106

Bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 31 min

$65 - $108

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. 613 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Switzerland?

easyJet and Air France fly from Nantes to Geneva 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Zürich via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Nantes to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Nantes to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Nantes to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Nantes to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Nantes to Lyon via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Nantes to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $490
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nantes to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Zürich
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantes and Switzerland is 743 km. The road distance is 981 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Switzerland is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 18 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Nantes to Switzerland is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 45€ - 220€.

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Nantes to Switzerland, including transfers.