Nantes to Paris train

Cheap train tickets from Nantes to Paris

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

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39

Average

96

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Nantes to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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06:40AMGare de Nantes2h05 08:45AMGare Montparnasse
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391One-way
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05:09AMGare de Nantes2h27 07:36AMGare Montparnasse
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391One-way
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05:40PMGare de Nantes2h05 07:45PMGare Montparnasse
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561One-way
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09:05PMGare de Nantes2h16 11:21PMGare Montparnasse
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561One-way
07:10AMGare de Nantes2h59 10:09AMGare Montparnasse
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691One-way

Train schedule from Nantes to Paris

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05:09AMGare de Nantes2h27 07:36AMGare Montparnasse
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06:05AMGare de Nantes2h10 08:15AMGare Montparnasse
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06:40AMGare de Nantes2h05 08:45AMGare Montparnasse
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07:10AMGare de Nantes2h59 10:09AMGare Montparnasse
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08:05AMGare de Nantes2h22 10:27AMGare Montparnasse
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08:10AMGare de Nantes3h13 11:23AMGare Montparnasse
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09:05AMGare de Nantes2h23 11:28AMGare Montparnasse
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11:05AMGare de Nantes2h26 01:31PMGare Montparnasse
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01:05PMGare de Nantes2h09 03:14PMGare Montparnasse
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02:05PMGare de Nantes2h23 04:28PMGare Montparnasse
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02:06PMGare de Nantes3h06 05:12PMGare Montparnasse
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03:05PMGare de Nantes2h23 05:28PMGare Montparnasse
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03:05PMGare de Nantes2h23 05:28PMGare Montparnasse
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04:05PMGare de Nantes2h28 06:33PMGare Montparnasse
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04:10PMGare de Nantes3h02 07:12PMGare Montparnasse
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05:05PMGare de Nantes2h11 07:16PMGare Montparnasse
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05:40PMGare de Nantes2h05 07:45PMGare Montparnasse
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06:05PMGare de Nantes2h14 08:19PMGare Montparnasse
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06:40PMGare de Nantes2h06 08:46PMGare Montparnasse
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08:05PMGare de Nantes2h25 10:30PMGare Montparnasse
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09:05PMGare de Nantes2h16 11:21PMGare Montparnasse
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Fastest train times from Nantes to Paris

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Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 25 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

342 km

Of the 23 trains that leave Nantes for Paris every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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05:40PMGare de Nantes2h05 07:45PMGare Montparnasse
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561One-way
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06:40AMGare de Nantes2h05 08:45AMGare Montparnasse
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391One-way
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06:40PMGare de Nantes2h06 08:46PMGare Montparnasse
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991One-way
01:05PMGare de Nantes2h09 03:14PMGare Montparnasse
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991One-way
07:05AMGare de Nantes2h10 09:15AMGare Montparnasse
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991One-way

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Overview: Train from Nantes to Paris

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER, SNCF | Autocar, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF

Trains from Nantes to Paris cover the 212 miles (342 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | Autocar, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $61 (€55), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: SNCF (3) from Nantes to Paris trains

For as little as $61 (€55) you can travel by train to Paris from Nantes with SNCF (3). Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

SNCF (3)

Say "oui" to SNCF, France's national train company, when traveling from Nantes to Paris! SNCF trains make it easy to go all over France as well as to countries like Spain and Germany. The company offers a wide range of fares, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. SNCF also offers discount cards that you can apply on Omio, such as the Youth and Senior Card.

SNCF train tickets from Nantes to Paris are available on Omio for as little as $61 (€55). Check the latest SNCF train schedule for the 212 miles (342 km) long journey from Nantes to Paris, compare the best fares available, and purchase your SNCF Nantes to Paris train ticket on Omio today!

SNCF offers different types of trains on its routes, such as the TGV high-speed train, the classic Intercité and the TER, SNCF's regional train. On the state-of-the-art TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find a bar, air-conditioned train cars with free WiFi and some onsite services in addition to the onboard restaurant.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with SNCF (3) from Nantes to Paris for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest SNCF (3) train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Nantes to Paris train with SNCF (3) (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Nantes - Paris journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Nantes and Paris by train is 212 miles (342 km). You can book tickets for this SNCF (3) train for as low as $61 (€55) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SNCF (3) tickets from Nantes to Paris in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect SNCF (3) Nantes - Paris train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Nantes to Paris train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 2 h 16 min
  • Average Price: $61
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 2 a day

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. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Nantes to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nantes to Paris.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Nantes to Paris for as low as $61 (€55)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Nantes to Paris is on average $76 (€68)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Nantes to Paris is around 212 miles (342 km).
On average the Nantes to Paris train travel time is 2 h 5 min  for the 212 miles (342 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Nantes train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Gare de Nantes and Nantes Pirmil. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Gare de Nantes   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gare de Nantes, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Nantes to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TER, SNCF | Autocar, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Nantes to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day from Nantes to Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with SNCF | TGV INOUI. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Nantes to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Nantes at 5: 09 AM. The last train leaves from Nantes at 10: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Nantes to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Nantes to Paris train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $76 (€68). 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 journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Nantes and Paris

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Gare de Nantes is the most popular Nantes 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 Nantes for your trip to Paris.

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