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There are 4 ways to get from Poitiers to Nantes by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Poitiers to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 741

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Poitiers to Nantes 136.9 miles

$11 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes Ic / ...

$51 - $79

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Poitiers to Nantes 135.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Poitiers to Nantes is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 11€ and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Poitiers to Nantes is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poitiers to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Poitiers and arriving at Foch-Cathédrale via Haluchère - Batignolles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Poitiers to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Poitiers and arriving at Nantes via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Poitiers and Nantes is 160 km. The road distance is 217.3 km.

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The best way to get from Poitiers to Nantes without a car is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs 9€ - 17€.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Poitiers to Nantes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Poitiers to Nantes is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs 9€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 3h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Poitiers to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Poitiers to Nantes 4 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Poitiers to Nantes via St-Pierre-des-Corps in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Gare de Poitiers to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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 Poitiers to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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 Poitiers to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Poitiers to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nantes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Poitiers to Nantes is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Poitiers to Nantes.

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There are 450+ 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 Poitiers and Nantes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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