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Fly from Nantes  •  3h 1m

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

€34 - €154

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Bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes Haluchère to Toulouse N701 / ...

€20 - €37

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Train to Rennes, fly  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Toulouse (TLS) RNS - TLS

€91 - €306

Train to St-Nazaire, fly  •  4h 17m

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

€76 - €264

Train  •  7h 19m

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

€70 - €142

Train via Tours  •  7h 34m

  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 Tgv

€144 - €275

Bus via Niort  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nantes Haluchère to Niort 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niort to Toulouse N721

€33 - €40

Rideshare  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Toulouse 585.8 km

€37

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Nantes to Toulouse 585.6 km

€60 - €95

Nantes to Toulouse by train

The train journey time between Nantes and Toulouse is around 8h 38m and covers a distance of around 592 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by SNCF and TGV inOui, the Nantes to Toulouse train service departs from Nantes and arrives in Toulouse Matabiau. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 38m
Fastest train time:
6h 45m
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€70
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:55
Last train departs at:
16:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nantes to Toulouse train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Toulouse is to bus which costs €19 - €40 and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes to Toulouse is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from St-Pierre and arriving at Toulouse via Nantes Haluchère. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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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 Bordeaux St Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Nantes and Toulouse is 465 km. The road distance is 585.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs €70 - €150.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Nantes to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Nantes to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nantes Haluchère 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 3h 1m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €70 - €150 and takes 7h 19m, you could also bus, which costs €19 - €40 and takes 8h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 464.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

easyJet, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Nantes to Toulouse 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Toulouse via Bordeaux St Jean in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from St-Nazaire to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
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 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
Train from Nantes to Montoir De Bretagne
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €23
Train from Nantes to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
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 Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nantes to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Nantes to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
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 Haluchère to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes Haluchère to Niort
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Niort to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
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 Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nantes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Nantes to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 5h 26m to drive from Nantes to Toulouse.

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

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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 19 min and costs €2.

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