How to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes

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from Bordeaux to Nantes

You can get from Bordeaux to Nantes by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bordeaux to Nantes on Jul 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05PMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes3h50 11:55PMNantes
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08:05PMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes3h50 11:55PMNantes
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10:00AMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes4h00 02:00PMNantes
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07:30AMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes4h35 12:05PMNantes
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02:40PMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes4h50 07:30PMNantes
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Travel Information from Bordeaux to Nantes

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $26 (€23) • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Intercités

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 170 miles (274 km) between Bordeaux and Nantes. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | Intercités among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bordeaux to Nantes.

How to get from Bordeaux to Nantes

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 55,32% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Bordeaux to Nantes. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Bordeaux to Nantes

Travel 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 Bordeaux to Nantes.

There are 4 ways to get from Bordeaux to Nantes: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Nantes from Bordeaux is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Nantes:

Taking a ferry is about $26 (€23) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $26 (€23) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a flight to Nantes, which costs on average $2 (€2) for the same trip.

A ferry is $22 (€20) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bordeaux to Nantes costing on average $22 (€20).

The fastest way from Bordeaux to Nantes is by bus with an average journey time of 4 h.

There are alternative travel options to Nantes that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Nantes by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

The distance is approximately 170 miles (274 km) from Bordeaux to Nantes.

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Nantes is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Bordeaux to Nantes as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bordeaux to Nantes:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Nantes, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Nantes. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Bordeaux to Nantes tickets on Omio for $26 (€23).
  • SNCF | Intercités can get you to Nantes by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | Intercités from Bordeaux to Nantes for $22 (€20) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Nantes with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 8 direct buses per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find around 4 direct trains per day and travel with SNCF | Intercités.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Nantes as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes.

Many of our customers traveling from Bordeaux to Nantes don't make Nantes their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Nantes are Paris, Lyon or Rennes, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nantes to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Bordeaux to Nantes, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $26 (€23) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $22 (€20) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bordeaux to Nantes tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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