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

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Line 09 bus to Nice, fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the line 09 bus from L'Ara to Aéroport / Promenade
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Nantes (NTE) NCE - NTE

40€ - 196€

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Drive to Marseille, fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Vence to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Nantes (NTE) MRS - NTE

59€ - 194€

Train via Lyon Airport (LYS)  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nantes Tgv

254€ - 434€

Train  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Antibes to Marseille St Charles Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nantes Tgv

218€ - 344€

Bus via Bordeaux  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Bordeaux City Centre Nice - Airport > Antibes > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport > Montpellier > Béziers > Toulouse > Agen > Bordeaux City Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Nantes Bcn169 / ...

Bus  •  20h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Grasse - Gare Routiere - Grasse to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE Ler 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Nantes Haluchère N724

Drive  •  10h 31m

  1. Drive from Vence to Nantes 1140.3 km

120€ - 190€

Vence to Nantes by bus and train

The journey time between Vence and Nantes is around 26h 38m and covers a distance of around 1341 km. The fastest journey normally takes 26h 38m. Operated by Zou! Alpes-Maritimes, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Vence to Nantes service departs from Halte Routière l'Ara - VENCE and arrives in Nantes. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
26h 38m
Fastest journey time:
26h 38m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
344€
Carbon emissions:
71 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:20
Last service departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vence to Nantes bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Vence to Nantes is to line 09 bus and fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Vence to Nantes is to line 09 bus and fly which takes 3h 59m and costs 40€ - 200€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vence to Nantes. However, there are services departing from L'Ara and arriving at Nantes via Nice - Airport and Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 47m.

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The distance between Vence and Nantes is 779 km. The road distance is 1140.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vence to Nantes without a car is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 10h 46m and costs 250€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Vence to Nantes, including transfers.

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Vence to Nantes bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Nice - Airport station.

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The best way to get from Vence to Nantes is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 10h 46m and costs 250€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus via Bordeaux, which costs and takes 19h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vence to Nantes bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from Vence to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 778.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Vence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Nantes, France?

You can take a train from Vence to Nantes via Gare SNCF - CAGNES-SUR-MER, Cagnes Sur Mer, Antibes, and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV in around 10h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vence to Nantes via Aéroport / Promenade, Nice - Airport, and Bordeaux in around 19h 47m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Nice to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Marseille to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 350€
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Antibes to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
210€ - 380€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Antibes to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Antibes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nantes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
160€ - 190€
1st Class
190€ - 230€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Antibes to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nice - Airport to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus
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 Nice Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Bordeaux to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Grasse - Gare Routiere - Grasse to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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Yes, the driving distance between Vence to Nantes is 1140 km. It takes approximately 10h 31m to drive from Vence to Nantes.

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Volotea, easyJet, Transavia France and Air France offer flights from Nice Airport to Nantes Airport.

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