There are 8 ways to get from Rouen to Nantes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Ic
  2. Tgv

$104 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  6 h 15 min

$22 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. 712

$26 - $42

Rideshare  •  4 h 38 min

  1. 239.4 miles

$30

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 239.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. CDG - NTE

$92 - $314

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. ORY - NTE

$103 - $333

Train to Caen, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. CFR - NTE

$372 - $645

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

You can take a train from Rouen to Nantes via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Rouen to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Caen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rouen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rouen, Rouen to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rouen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rouen and Nantes is 316 km. The road distance is 383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Nantes is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Rouen to Nantes is to drive which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Rouen to Nantes, including transfers.