There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Nantes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes Tgv

65€ - 85€

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Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 704 / ...

21€ - 25€

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Rideshare  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nantes 380.3 km

22€

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Nantes 381 km

45€ - 70€

Fly from Paris CDG  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE

85€ - 271€

Fly from Paris Orly  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nantes (NTE) ORY - NTE

107€ - 294€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nantes is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Nantes is to train which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Foch-Cathédrale via Haluchère - Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Nantes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Paris and Nantes is 343 km. The road distance is 381 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs 65€ - 85€.

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The train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes takes 2h 10m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Nantes train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes hourly. Tickets cost 65€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 3 times a day. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Train operators
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
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 Paris, Paris to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€
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blablacar.co.uk

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The best way to get from Paris to Nantes is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs 65€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 26€ and takes 5h 17m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 2h 56m.

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

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Paris to Nantes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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Paris to Nantes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nantes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nantes is 381 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Paris to Nantes.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 476+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Nantes. 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 Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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