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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4 h 18 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Paris for Nantes every day 5 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||4 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$16 (€14)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 7 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or SNCF | Autocar|
Buses from Paris to Nantes cover the 212 miles (342 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Movelia, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or SNCF | Autocar. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $16 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris, Porte Maillot and arrive in Nantes, Route de Paris.
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BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Nantes bus information:
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 departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Paris, Porte Maillot and Paris, Gare routière de Roissypôle. When arriving in Nantes, you can end your trip in bus stations like Nantes, Route de Paris, Nantes, Gare SNCF Sud and Nantes, La Haluchère.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Paris, Porte Maillot, which is located around 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Nantes, Route de Paris, located 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city centre.
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