The cheapest trains from Nantes to Paris

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Cheapest

$37

Average

$73

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 Nantes to Paris will cost around $ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

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05:06PMNantes2h06 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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05:00AMNantes2h31 07:31AMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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01:06PMNantes2h06 03:12PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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06:06AMNantes2h06 08:12AMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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08:06PMNantes2h25 10:31PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way

Timetable Nantes to Paris

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05:00AMNantes2h31 07:31AMGare Montparnasse
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06:06AMNantes2h06 08:12AMGare Montparnasse
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06:10AMNantes2h54 09:04AMGare Montparnasse
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07:08AMNantes2h04 09:12AMGare Montparnasse
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07:10AMNantes2h52 10:02AMGare Montparnasse
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07:20AMHaluchère-Batignolles3h04 10:24AMGare Montparnasse
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08:02AMNantes2h22 10:24AMGare Montparnasse
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08:10AMNantes3h06 11:16AMGare Montparnasse
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08:20AMHaluchère-Batignolles3h04 11:24AMGare Montparnasse
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09:02AMNantes2h22 11:24AMGare Montparnasse
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10:20AMHaluchère-Batignolles3h04 01:24PMGare Montparnasse
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11:02AMNantes2h22 01:24PMGare Montparnasse
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11:20AMHaluchère-Batignolles3h30 02:50PMGare Montparnasse
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12:01PMNantes2h49 02:50PMGare Montparnasse
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12:20PMHaluchère-Batignolles2h52 03:12PMGare Montparnasse
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01:06PMNantes2h06 03:12PMGare Montparnasse
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02:20PMHaluchère-Batignolles3h04 05:24PMGare Montparnasse
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03:02PMNantes2h22 05:24PMGare Montparnasse
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03:20PMHaluchère-Batignolles3h03 06:23PMGare Montparnasse
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04:02PMNantes2h21 06:23PMGare Montparnasse
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04:10PMNantes2h54 07:04PMGare Montparnasse
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04:20PMHaluchère-Batignolles2h52 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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05:06PMNantes2h06 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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05:06PMNantes2h06 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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05:10PMNantes2h54 08:04PMGare Montparnasse
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06:10PMNantes3h08 09:18PMGare Montparnasse
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07:20PMHaluchère-Batignolles3h11 10:31PMGare Montparnasse
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08:06PMNantes2h25 10:31PMGare Montparnasse
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$137Air France
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Oct 9
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$137Air France
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The fastest trains from Nantes to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 4 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

28

Distance

342 km

Of the 28 trains that leave Nantes for Paris every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 342 km distance in an average of 2 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 30 m 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
07:08AMNantes2h04 09:12AMGare Montparnasse
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$1091One-way
2nd Fastest
05:06PMNantes2h06 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
2nd Fastest
01:06PMNantes2h06 03:12PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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06:06AMNantes2h06 08:12AMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way
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05:06PMNantes2h06 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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$371One-way

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Train Information between Nantes and Paris

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER

Trains from Nantes to Paris cover the 212 miles (342 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Trains from Nantes to Paris

For a trip by train from Nantes to Paris, there are close to 25 journey options per day, all operated on the TGV, France's high-speed rail system. Most connections are direct, but the journey time varies, with the shortest duration lasting around two hours, and the longest taking four hours. 

Nantes to Paris Train Time: Daily Departures

The number of daily departures by train from Nantes to Paris varies, but there are typically around 18 to  25 or so options each day. The first train usually leaves quite early, around 5:00 a.m., and the latest heads out in the vicinity of 8:00 p.m. The trains are spaced evenly throughout the day, with at least one departure every hour and sometimes as many as three. 

How long is the journey by train from Nantes to Paris?

The duration of a train from Nantes to Paris can vary, but the quickest options are via the direct, high-speed service that takes about two hours. For the most part, you'll rarely have to transfer more than once, with the absolute longest connection option taking about four hours (and most routes from Nantes to Paris with a connection take closer to around three hours). 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Nantes to Paris?

Departure train station: Departing from Nantes, there are three options for train stations. The easiest to get to and from is the Gare de Nantes, located right in the city about half a mile (one km) from the historic center. Direct trains to Paris depart from here. Gare de Nantes offers handicapped accessibility and assistance, bathrooms, a ticket office, and a waiting room. Gare de Chantenay, meanwhile, is a small station with very limited services and accessibility, located two and a half miles (three km) to the west of the city center. Finally, the station Haluchère-Batignolles, located just under three miles (five km) northeast of the Nantes city center, is primarily a tram stop as well as a station for the SNCF's TER service, which you can catch here in order to transfer at Gare de Nantes to continue on to Paris via TGV. 

Arrival train station: Paris obviously offers a great many train stations, but services from Nantes primarily arrive at Gare Montparnasse, located in the city's 15th arrondissement, on Paris's Left Bank in the city center. This station is one of six major transit points in Paris and offers accessibility for limited mobility passengers, ticket counters, and toilets. Travelers can also easily continue their journey here by bus and Métro service. 

Which train companies travel from Nantes to Paris?

The SNCF, France's state-owned, national railway, operates all train service between these two cities. 

SNCF Nantes to Paris

Whether traveling on a direct route or one with a single transfer, the train from Nantes to Paris will be operated by the SNCF, on their high-speed TGV line. The SNCF also operates intercity and regional trains running throughout the rest of France. 

Nantes to Paris Trains: Services on Board

Both first and second class sections are offered on the train service between Nantes and Paris. There are luggage storage areas closer to the entrance of TGV cars intended for larger bags, while smaller hand luggage and backpacks can be stored in racks above the seats. If you are traveling with a pet, keep in mind that domesticated animals under 13.2 pounds (six kilograms) must travel in a closed bag or basket. Dogs larger than this size must be muzzled. Guide dogs for the blind are also permitted, and do not need to be muzzled. Be sure to purchase a ticket for your pet when you are purchasing your own (guide dogs for the blind travel free of charge). For passengers with limited mobility, the TGV train from Nantes to Paris is set up well, with power lifts, space dedicated to wheelchair users, and accessible toilets. 

How to find cheap train tickets from​ Nantes to Paris?

The best way to get a cheaper train ticket from Nantes to Paris is to book in advance. By planning travel at least a few weeks ahead of time, there should be a greater variety in price offered than for tickets purchased just a couple days ahead. Given that there are numerous daily connections to choose from, flexibility with timing will also help net better prices. However, it should be easy for passengers to travel on their intended travel dates, as there is usually no great day-to-day discrepancy in pricing. For bookings around major holidays, however, it's always best to plan as far ahead as possible. 

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains between Nantes and Paris?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Nantes to Paris to cost as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Paris from Nantes?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Nantes to Paris train price to come in at an average of $40 (€32)  one way.
How far is it from Nantes to Paris by train?
The Nantes to Paris train distance is approximately 212 miles (342 km).
How long is the train from Nantes to Paris?
The Nantes to Paris train duration is on average 2 h 1 min, which is to be expected when traveling 212 miles (342 km) to Paris from Nantes. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Nantes to Paris, which train station in Nantes do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Nantes, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil. When you arrive in Paris, your train can arrive in train stations including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gare de Nantes   to Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gare de Nantes, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Nantes to Paris?
Take the Nantes to Paris train with SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Nantes to Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from Nantes to Paris?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains from Nantes to Paris per day with SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Paris from Nantes?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Nantes to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Nantes to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Nantes to Paris leaves at 4: 40 AM. The last train departing from Nantes to Paris leaves at 7: 06 PM. You can find the latest Nantes to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Nantes to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase the Nantes to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $40 (€32). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Nantes and Paris. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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