The cheapest trains from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$54

Average

$101

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 Paris to Nantes will cost around $ 101 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.

Cheapest
06:40PMGare Montparnasse2h10 08:50PMGare de Nantes
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$541One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:01PMGare Montparnasse2h09 11:10PMGare de Nantes
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$691One-way
07:45PMGare Montparnasse2h31 10:16PMGare de Nantes
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$751One-way
04:22PMGare Montparnasse2h29 06:51PMGare de Nantes
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$801One-way
05:44PMGare Montparnasse2h06 07:50PMGare de Nantes
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$801One-way

Timetable Paris to Nantes

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09:24AMGare Montparnasse2h55 12:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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09:24AMGare Montparnasse2h25 11:49AMGare de Nantes
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02:44PMGare Montparnasse2h06 04:50PMGare de Nantes
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02:44PMGare Montparnasse2h35 05:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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03:30PMGare Montparnasse2h24 05:54PMGare de Nantes
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03:30PMGare Montparnasse2h49 06:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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04:22PMGare Montparnasse2h29 06:51PMGare de Nantes
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04:22PMGare Montparnasse2h57 07:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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04:26PMGare Montparnasse3h20 07:46PMGare de Nantes
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05:44PMGare Montparnasse2h35 08:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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05:44PMGare Montparnasse2h06 07:50PMGare de Nantes
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06:40PMGare Montparnasse2h10 08:50PMGare de Nantes
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07:45PMGare Montparnasse2h31 10:16PMGare de Nantes
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09:01PMGare Montparnasse2h09 11:10PMGare de Nantes
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Sun
Oct 24
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$86Flixbus
$217Air France
Mon
Oct 25
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Air France
Tue
Oct 26
$43SNCF | TGV
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Air France
Wed
Oct 27
$43SNCF | TGV
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Air France
Thu
Oct 28
$62SNCF | TGV
$31Flixbus
$217Air France
Fri
Oct 29
$90SNCF | TGV INOUI
$43BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Air France
Sat
Oct 30
$106SNCF | TGV
$43Flixbus
$150Air France
Sun
Oct 31
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$43BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Air France
Tue
Nov 2
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Air France
Wed
Nov 3
$37SNCF | TGV
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$214Air France
Thu
Nov 4
$37SNCF | TGV
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$214Air France
Fri
Nov 5
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$214Air France
Sat
Nov 6
$67SNCF | TGV
$18Flixbus
$198Air France
Sun
Nov 7
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$18Flixbus
$150Air France
Mon
Nov 8
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$170Air France
Tue
Nov 9
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Air France
Wed
Nov 10
$62SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Air France
Thu
Nov 11
$57SNCF | TGV
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Air France
Fri
Nov 12
$57SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$150Air France
Sat
Nov 13
$57SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$251Air France

The fastest trains from Paris to Nantes

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 6 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

342 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Paris for Nantes every day 8 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 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 20 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
02:44PMGare Montparnasse2h06 04:50PMGare de Nantes
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$1221One-way
Fastest
05:44PMGare Montparnasse2h06 07:50PMGare de Nantes
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$801One-way
2nd Fastest
09:01PMGare Montparnasse2h09 11:10PMGare de Nantes
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$691One-way
06:40PMGare Montparnasse2h10 08:50PMGare de Nantes
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$541One-way
03:30PMGare Montparnasse2h24 05:54PMGare de Nantes
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$1011One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Nantes

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER

Trains from Paris to Nantes 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 | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $43 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

Trains from Paris to Nantes

Passengers wishing to travel from Paris to Nantes by train have many options. Trains travel between these two cities as early as 6:00 a.m. until the evening. Direct service is available or passengers can opt for a trip requiring one or more changes. A direct train will arrive in Nantes within a little over two hours. Train service requiring a change can take anywhere from two hours and 30 minutes to over 15 hours. The difference in travel length depends on the number of changes on the route as well as the duration of each stopover involved.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Nantes?

The Paris to Nantes route is served by two French TGV high-speed trains. These include inOui and high-speed SNCF trains.

How long is the train from Paris to Nantes?

Direct trains between Paris and Nantes take around two hours and 7 minutes on average. The fastest train requiring a change will get passengers to the final destination in a little under three hours. However, trains with changes can sometimes take up to 15 hours to reach Nantes depending on the route and stopovers involved.

How many trains are there from Paris to Nantes?

Passengers have a selection of trains traveling between these two cities every day. Between 8 to 14 trains with direct service travel this route daily, and depart at various times. If direct service is not available at the desired travel time, passengers can book trips with changes. In this case, they usually have over 100 trips to choose from which depart from the early morning until the later evening throughout the week.

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

Departure train station: Trains depart Paris from Gare Montparnasse, which is one of the city's six large train terminals. Gare Montparnasse is located in the 14th and 15th arrondissements of Paris and can be easily reached by public transportation. The train station has several cafes onsite where passengers can pick up a coffee or a snack to go.

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at the Gare de Nantes train station, and passengers can easily reach the city center with the tramway line 1. The train station has several cafes and a number of restaurants are also within walking distance.

Train tickets from Paris to Nantes: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 41 €
2 weeks earlier 32 €28.%
3 weeks earlier 29 €41%
1 month before 27 €52%
2 months earlier 25 €64%
3 months earlier 25 €64%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Nantes 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 41% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Nantes with 2 months in advance you save up to about 64% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 64%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Nantes
Travel by train to Nantes 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 Paris to Nantes.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Paris to Nantes?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Paris to Nantes trains for as little as $43 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Paris and Nantes?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Nantes train price to come in at an average of $78 (€63)  one way.
How far is Nantes from Paris by train?
The distance from Paris to Nantes by train is approximately 212 miles (342 km).
How long is a train to Nantes from Paris on average?
On average the Paris to Nantes train travel time is 2 h 3 min  for the 212 miles (342 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Paris to Nantes, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Nantes do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Paris and Nantes, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey can end in train stations such as Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil.

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

Where is the Paris train station located? Where is the Nantes train station located?

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Paris to Nantes?
When taking a train from Paris to Nantes, you can count on SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER for the best way to get you to Nantes. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Paris and Nantes and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any nonstop train services from Paris to Nantes?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Paris to Nantes. You can look to travel with SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
How many train services per day are there from Paris to Nantes?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Paris to Nantes. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Nantes?
The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 5: 27 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 8: 48 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Nantes and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Paris to Nantes to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Paris to Nantes within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $78 (€63) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Nantes a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Nantes
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Nantes.
Amenities at station
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C