How to travel from Madrid to Nantes

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from Madrid to Nantes

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Nantes on Oct 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport1h40 09:20AMNantes Atlantique Airport
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10:00PMMadrid16h00 02:00PMNantes
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10:15PMMadrid Barajas Airport10h50 09:05AMNantes Atlantique Airport
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04:40PMMadrid Barajas Airport1h40 06:20PMNantes Atlantique Airport
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10:25PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T415h35 02:00PMNantes
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Travel Information to Nantes from Madrid

distanceDistance481 miles (775 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $132
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 27 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $132 (€127) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Volotea

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 481 miles (775 km) from Madrid to Nantes. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Volotea among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Nantes.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Nantes

Travel Tips: 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 Madrid to Nantes.

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Nantes, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Nantes from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Nantes, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 10/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Madrid to Nantes.

Return travel to Madrid, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Madrid, Spain was last verified on 10/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Madrid from Nantes.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Madrid to Nantes. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Nantes is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Nantes:

Taking a train is about $57 (€55) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $59 (€57) for this trip.

A train is generally $130 (€125) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $132 (€127) from Madrid to Nantes.

The fastest way to get to Nantes from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Nantes can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 27 h 32 min   of travel time.

The Madrid to Nantes distance is around 481 miles (775 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Nantes is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Nantes from Madrid 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 from Madrid to Nantes:

  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Flights from Madrid to Nantes most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Nantes:

  • You can travel by bus from Madrid to Nantes with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Madrid to Nantes tickets for $59 (€57) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Nantes from Madrid with Volotea, and you can find Volotea Madrid to Nantes tickets for $132 (€127) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Nantes with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Air Nostrum or Volotea.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Nantes often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Rennes. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Nantes itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Nantes and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Madrid to Nantes, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $59 (€57) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $132 (€127) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Nantes online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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