There are 8 ways to get from Nantes to Toulouse by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Fly from Nantes  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Toulouse (TLS) NTE - TLS

$34 - $124

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Toulouse Ouibus / ...

$22 - $57

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Train to St-Nazaire, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Montoir-de-Bretagne
  2. Fly from St-Nazaire (SNR) to Toulouse (TLS) SNR - TLS

$58 - $334

Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...

$138 - $194

Train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic / ...

$95 - $142

Bus Isilines  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Toulouse

$30 - $55

Rideshare  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Toulouse 366.4 miles

$44

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Toulouse 366.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Toulouse is to bus which costs 18€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Toulouse is to fly which costs 28€ - 110€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nantes and arriving at Toulouse. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nantes to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via St-Pierre-des-Corps and Bordeaux-St-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Toulouse is 465 km. The road distance is 586.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Nantes to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Nantes to Toulouse bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Nantes station.

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Nantes to Toulouse train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nantes station.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Toulouse is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 28€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 290.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Hop!, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Nantes to Toulouse every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Toulouse via St-Pierre-des-Corps and Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from St-Nazaire to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $140
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Montoir-de-Bretagne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Nantes to Toulouse bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Nantes to Toulouse train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Toulouse is 586 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Nantes to Toulouse.

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Volotea, TUI fly Belgium, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Nantes Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nantes and Toulouse. 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 18 min and costs 2€.

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