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Overview: Train from London to Nantes

distanceDistance303 miles (488 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Nantes cover the 303 miles (488 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

Train companies: Eurostar London – Nantes

You can travel by train between London and Nantes with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Nantes train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    When you buy your Eurostar train tickets between London and Nantes don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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    FAQs

    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from London to Nantes?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Nantes, France by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Nantes, France?

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Nantes from London as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Nantes, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Nantes to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Nantes?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last checked on 1/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Nantes here.

    How far is Nantes from London by train?

    You should expect to travel around 303 miles (488 km)  to Nantes from London by train.

    How long is the train ride to Nantes from London?

    The train time between London and Nantes is on average 12 h 35 min  for the 303 miles (488 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Nantes by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When traveling by train from London to Nantes, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Nantes do I arrive in?

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Nantes, your train can arrive in train stations including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Gare de Nantes.

    Where do I find the London train station to Nantes? Where is the Nantes train station?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gare de Nantes and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (868 m) from the train station to the city center in Nantes.

    Which train companies should I travel with from London to Nantes?

    For the best London to Nantes train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London and Nantes to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many train services per day are there to Nantes from London?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Nantes. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
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    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Nantes.
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    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139