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Overview: Train from Nantes to Paris

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€36)
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 route taking on average 2 h 3 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 $36 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€36). 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. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Nantes to Paris

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Nantes to Paris cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Nantes and Paris for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€30)  one way.

What is the cost of a train from Nantes to Paris?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $44 (€36)  for a train ticket from Nantes to Paris.

How far is Paris from Nantes by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Nantes to Paris by train to be approximately 212 miles (342 km).

What is the Nantes to Paris train travel time?

While the time it takes to travel 212 miles (342 km) between Nantes and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Nantes to Paris train journey time is on average 2 h 3 min.

What train station in Nantes goes to Paris? What train station do I come into Paris from Nantes?

There are a few train stations in Nantes to start your trip from including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Gare de Nantes, located approximately 0.6 miles (868 m) from the city center of Nantes. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me to Paris from Nantes?

When taking a train from Nantes to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TER for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Paris from Nantes and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there to Paris from Nantes a day?

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 does the first train depart from Nantes to Paris? When does the last train depart from Nantes to Paris?

You can take the earliest train from Nantes to Paris at 6: 05 AM   or take the last train from Nantes to Paris leaving at 9: 05 PM. Look for the latest Nantes to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

When should I book the Nantes to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Nantes to Paris is on average $44 (€36) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Nantes to Paris available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nantes
Paris
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.