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.
The average ticket from Paris to Nantes will cost around $ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.
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Of the 2 buses that leave Paris for Nantes every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 342 km distance in an average of 5 h 37 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 6 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||212 miles (342 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$15 (€12)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Isilines or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Paris to Nantes cover the 212 miles (342 km) long route taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Isilines or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $12 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
For as little as $12 (€10) you can travel by bus from Paris to Nantes with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
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.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Paris to Nantes due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the Paris bus stations to Nantes you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Nantes include Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, Nantes, Gare SNCF Sud and Nantes, La Haluchère.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the bus station to the city center in Nantes.
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