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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv

$201 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. N99 / ...

$55 - $91

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  15 h 28 min

$67 - $110

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. 613 miles

$130 - $190

Fly to Zurich  •  6 h 2 min

  1. NTE - ZRH

$113 - $293

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. NTE - BSL

$100 - $347

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. NTE - SXB

$130 - $421

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. NTE - GVA

$132 - $402

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nantes to Zürich via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes to Zürich via Paris - Gallieni and Paris in around 15 h 28 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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 Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
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 Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 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 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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
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
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
$100 - $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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Bus operators
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 to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nantes and Zürich is 762 km. The road distance is 981 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Zürich is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Nantes to Zürich is to fly and train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 85€ - 300€.

No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Nantes and arriving at Zurich via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Nantes to Zürich, including transfers.