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

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

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Fly to Nantes  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Nantes (NTE) TLS - NTE

$34 - $124

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère N721 / ...

$22 - $56

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Fly to St-Nazaire, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to St-Nazaire (SNR) TLS - SNR
  2. Take the train from Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes

$57 - $324

Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv
  3. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes Ic / ...

$135 - $185

Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes Ic

$90 - $140

Bus Isilines  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Nantes

$30 - $55

Rideshare  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Toulouse to Nantes 366.1 miles

$43

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Nantes 366 miles

$75 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse and arriving at Nantes. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Nantes. However, there are services departing from Toulouse-Matabiau and arriving at Nantes via Bordeaux-St-Jean and St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Toulouse and Nantes is 465 km. The road distance is 585.7 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Nantes without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Toulouse to Nantes, including transfers.

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

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Toulouse to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Nantes is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 290.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Hop!, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Toulouse to Nantes every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Toulouse to Nantes once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Ouibus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Nantes
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Lille Lesquin, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Paris Orly, Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to St-Nazaire via Marseille, Nantes
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Train operators
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 Montoir-de-Bretagne to Nantes
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Toulouse to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Nantes is 586 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Toulouse to Nantes.

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Nouvel Air Tunisie, Volotea, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Toulouse 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 Toulouse 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 Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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