There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Nantes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes Tgv

$75 - $90

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Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nantes Ouibus / ...

$16 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes

$17 - $35

Rideshare  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Nantes 237.6 miles

$25

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Nantes 237.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Paris CDG  •  3 h 5 min

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

$64 - $274

Fly from Paris Orly  •  3 h 2 min

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

$62 - $282

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris - Gallieni and arriving at Nantes. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Nantes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Paris and Nantes is 343 km. The road distance is 380.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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The train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to Nantes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris Centre - Bercy station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Nantes is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 214.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Nantes hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Nantes 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
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 Paris Centre - Bercy to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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.

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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
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Paris to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Nantes is 380 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Paris to Nantes.

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XL Airways France and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Nantes. Prices start at $57 USD 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 33 min and costs .

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