The cheapest buses from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$15

Average

$20

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.

Cheapest
02:20PMParis6h00 08:20PMNantes
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$151One-way
10:00AMParis5h15 03:15PMNantes
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$251One-way

Timetable Paris to Nantes

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Mon
Sep 27
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25Flixbus
$344Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$218Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$218Air France
Thu
Sep 30
$57SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$344Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$50SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$303Air France
Sat
Oct 2
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$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$131Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$47SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Mon
Oct 4
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$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$218Air France
Tue
Oct 5
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$218Air France
Wed
Oct 6
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$15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Oct 7
$43SNCF | TGV
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$215Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$215Air France
Sat
Oct 9
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$146Air France
Sun
Oct 10
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$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Air France
Mon
Oct 11
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$171Air France
Tue
Oct 12
$37SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$188Air France
Wed
Oct 13
$37SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Thu
Oct 14
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$12BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Oct 15
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Sat
Oct 16
$43SNCF | TGV
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$131Air France
Sun
Oct 17
$47SNCF | TGV
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Air France

The fastest buses from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

5 h 15 m

Average

5 h 37 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

342 km

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.

Fastest
10:00AMParis5h15 03:15PMNantes
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$251One-way
02:20PMParis6h00 08:20PMNantes
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$151One-way

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Bus Information from Paris to Nantes

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€12)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, 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.

Bus companies

Paris to Nantes with FlixBus

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

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:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap bus between Paris and Nantes cost?
    Bus tickets to Nantes from Paris for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $12 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus from Paris to Nantes on average?
    The Paris to Nantes bus ticket price is on average $15 (€12)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance from Paris to Nantes by bus?
    The bus distance from Paris to Nantes is around 212 miles (342 km).
    How long is the bus from Paris to Nantes?
    The Paris to Nantes bus duration is on average 4 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 212 miles (342 km) between Paris and Nantes. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    Which bus station from Paris to Nantes do I depart from? Which Nantes bus station from Paris do I arrive in?

    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.

    Where is the bus station in Paris to go to Nantes? Where is the bus station in Nantes located?

    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.

    What bus companies go from Paris to Nantes?
    For the route from Paris to Nantes you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Ouibus, Isilines 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.
    When is the earliest bus from Paris to Nantes? When is the last bus from Paris to Nantes?
    The first Paris to Nantes bus departs at 6: 15 AM   and the last bus from Paris to Nantes leaves at 3: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Paris to Nantes on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I book Paris to Nantes bus tickets to get the best deals?
    You can find buses from Paris to Nantes to cost on average $15 (€12) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Nantes bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.