Paris to Nantes bus

Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

25

Average

42

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
01:55PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h50 07:45PMNantes
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251One-way
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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 10:25PMNantes
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351One-way
10:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 03:25PMNantes
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401One-way
07:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy4h45 11:45PMNantes
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701One-way

Bus schedule from Paris to Nantes

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10:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 03:25PMNantes
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01:55PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h50 07:45PMNantes
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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 10:25PMNantes
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07:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy4h45 11:45PMNantes
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Bus times from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

5 h 21 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

342 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Paris for Nantes every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy4h45 11:45PMNantes
0 transfers
701One-way
10:00AMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 03:25PMNantes
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401One-way
05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h25 10:25PMNantes
0 transfers
351One-way
01:55PMParis, Quai de Bercy5h50 07:45PMNantes
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251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Paris to Nantes

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesOuibus, SNCF | Autocar, Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus

Buses from Paris to Nantes cover the 212 miles (342 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $41 (€36), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.

Bus providers: FlixBus from Paris to Nantes

For as little as $17 (€15) you can travel by bus between Paris and Nantes with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $90

Buses from Paris to Nantes

Traveling by bus between Paris and Nantes is a great way to reach this historic city. Flixbus and Ouibus run at least 12 direct daily services from Paris Bercy into Nantes Haluchere. There are also as many as 20 services at weekends. Expect a journey time of between 4 hours 40 minutes and 5 hours 50 minutes for direct buses.

Which bus companies travel from Paris to Nantes?

Buses to Nantes from Paris are operated by Flixbus and Ouibus, which run daily direct connections out of Paris Bercy Bus Station. Flixbus offers an enhanced service on Saturdays and Sundays, with extra connections to Nantes from Orly and CDG airports.

How long is the bus from Paris to Nantes?

Direct buses to Nantes from Paris will take between 4 hours 40 minutes and 5 hours 50 minutes to get to the eastern city. Indirect buses will take a few hours longer, and usually take around 8 hours.

How many buses are there from Paris to Nantes?

On weekdays, there are 12 direct connections between Paris Bercy and central Nantes with departures from breakfast time until just after 11:00 am. On weekends, expect as many as 20 daily departures.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Paris to Nantes?

Departure station: Most buses to Nantes depart from Paris Bercy Bus Station. Bercy is very centrally located, so anyone staying in central districts shouldn't encounter too many problems when catching a bus. The best route is to catch the Metro to Bercy, exit the station, then look for the bus stop on the Boulevard de Bercy. Those coming from Charles de Gaulle Airport can take Metro Line B straight to Bercy. Allow around 1 hour for the transfer.

Arrival station: Most buses from Paris will arrive at Nantes Route de Paris bus stop (also known as Haluchere). This is very convenient for fans seeking the Stade de la Beaujoire, which is just across the road. However, the bus stop is a couple of miles north of the city center. The best route into town is via local buses, which run down the Boulevard Jules Verne, directly to the center. The T1 tram (towards Francois Miterrand) also runs into the heart of Nantes.

Travel Tips: Bus to Nantes from Paris

Take the bus to Nantes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Nantes.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Paris and Nantes for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€15)  one way.
The bus price to Nantes from Paris is on average $41 (€36)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 212 miles (342 km)  to Nantes from Paris by bus.
The Paris to Nantes bus duration is on average 4 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 212 miles (342 km) from Paris to Nantes. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Some of the Paris bus stations to Nantes you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Nantes include Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, Nantes, La Haluchère and Nantes, Gare SNCF Sud.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

The most popular arrival bus station, Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, is located 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city center of Nantes.

For the journey from Paris to Nantes you can take a bus with Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Nantes from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are direct buses between Paris and Nantes, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
You can take the earliest bus from Paris to Nantes at 4: 40 AM   or take the last bus from Paris to Nantes leaving at 10: 50 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Nantes bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
You can find buses to Nantes from Paris to cost on average $41 (€36) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Nantes bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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