The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Paris to Nantes is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 13 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.
|Distance||212 miles (342 km)|
|Average bus duration||5 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€18)|
|Bus companies||Ouibus, SNCF | Autocar, Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Paris to Nantes cover the 212 miles (342 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 15 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 journey costs around $20 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
You can travel by bus to Nantes from Paris with FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
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.
When taking a bus from Paris, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, Cours-la-Reine. When you arrive in Nantes, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles, Nantes, La Haluchère and Nantes, Aéroport Atlantique.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and travel around 2.5 miles (4.1 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 3 miles (4.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Nantes.
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